Mr. K. Viswanathan

  • 1992
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development

Born: February 8, 1928

Settled down in native vaillage, Vellanad in Trivendrum district. Founded ‘Mitra Niketan’. Besides education, engaged in varied activities on scientific lines like - reclamation of waste land, conservation of soil and water, intensive plantation of varieties of trees, social forestry, model dairy, poultry and goatry development, coir making, Bio-gas technology etc. Founded ‘Krishi Vigyan Kendra, and the ‘Rural Technology Centre”.

Mitra Niketan,
P.O. Vellanad,
Dist. Trivandrum,
Kerala – 695543
Tel: (O) 0472 - 2882045 (R) 2882015
0471 - 2451564
Fax: 0471 – 2333612 / 2333614