Florida varsity award for Indian scientist Anil Rajvanshi
Florida Varsity Award For Indian Scientist Anil Rajvanshi. This Distinguished Indian agricultural scientist got the highest recognition for the...
Washington: K. Rajvanshi, director of the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) at Phaltan, Maharashtra, became the first Indian to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award of the University of Florida, one of America's leading universities.
This Distinguished Indian agricultural scientist got the highest recognition for the university alumni, for making "a positive difference in their communities".
"This award is also a testimony to the fact that the rural work done in India is recognised by one of the top 15 public universities of the US," Rajvanshi said.
This award for Rajvanshi is for his pioneering work in rural development done at NARI since 1981 when he went back from the US.
Rajvanshi will receive the award during the commencement convocationnext year in Gainesville, Florida.