Delhi Scientist Aditi Mukherji won 1st Norman Borlaug award for field research and application

9/02/2012
Delhi Scientist Aditi Mukherji won 1st Norman Borlaug award for field research and applicationOn 29th Aug 2012, a Delhi based scientist, Aditi Mukherji won the world’s most prestigious award for young researchers in food and water management, named after the father of India’s Green revolution Norman Borlaug. Mukherjee was picked for the award for her work in transforming access to water for thousands of farmers in West Bengal. 37 years old Mukherji is a senior researcher at Delhi office of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). This award is conferred by the World Food Prize Foundation, which was started by Norman Borlogue in 1986. The award comes with 10,000 $ prize. It will present to Mukherji on October 17 in Dea Moines, lawa US.
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