Vinoth, a faculty member of Institute of Agriculture, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Kumulur, Tiruchi, has received the ‘Best Book Award 2018’ from Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami.
A teaching assistant (Plant Breeding and Genetics) was among 16 awardees who were all honoured for bringing out books in agriculture, veterinary and fisheries sciences.
The Chief Minister honoured them in the presence of R. Doraikannu, Minister of Agriculture; Girija Vaidyanathan, Chief Secretary; Gagandeep Singh Bedi, Secretary to Government for Agriculture and K. Ramasamy, former Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.
The award ceremony of New Delhi-based Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society was conducted at the Secretariat earlier this month. M. Muthamil Selvan, founder president of the society, said the awardees had brought out 100 books as pioneers of agricultural scientific Tamil.