Thank You for Adopting us

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We are thankful for the generous support provided by the people listed below. The varieties that they have adopted along with their details are given. 
The support provided would go a long way towards contributing to the Food security of our Nation.

Mr. Anand Krishnamurthy has adopted the variety Sempalai and has contributed towards conserving it in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram District.  

 

Mr. Anand Krishnamurthy is a Marketing Professional based in Mumbai 

An Anonymous Supporter of Organic Farming

Prof. V. Balakrishnan

An anonymous donor has adopted the variety Vellai Poonkar and has contributed towards conserving it in two places namely, Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram district and Agani, Sirkazhi in Nagapattinam district.

 

She dedicates this to the fond memory  of her great grandmother Smt. Mahalakshmi Ammal  who kept a busy kitchen going through good and bad times, creating  wonderful meals for so many.​

Prof. V. Balakrishnan has adopted the variety Neelam Samba and has contributed towards conserving it in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram District.

He dedicates this act to the fond memory of his maternal grandmother Smt. Seethalakshmi Ammal who devoted her long life to the welfare and loving care of others.

A Well Wisher of CIKS

He has adopted ten varieties of rice namely, Kattu kuthalam, Muttakaar​, Navara​, Pal Kudaivazhai​, Rasakadam​, Salem sanna​, Sivappu kuruvikaar​, Varappu kudainchan​, Vasaramundan​ and ​Vellaikaar and has contributed towards conserving them in Vedaranyam, Nagapattinam District.

He dedicates this act to the late Prof. Rauf Ali. In his own words:

“In memory of the late Prof. Rauf Ali - primatologist, ecologist, conservationist, a great and well-loved teacher. His tireless efforts combining incisive research, advocacy and action towards the invasive species problem has greatly helped the ecology  of the Andamans, and his unique invention and deployment of the hand-operated oil-expeller have contributed greatly towards the welfare of the Nicobarese tribal women. His brilliant and unique sense of humour and ready wit has ensured that he remains unforgettable”.

Ms. Kamini Sundaram has contributed towards conserving the variety of Kouni Nel in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram District.

She is a Montessori Educationist based out of Chennai. 

Songlines Abacus Farm School has adopted the variety of Kullakar in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram District.

It is an extension of Abacus Montessori School, Chennai.

Dr. T.S. Balganesh has adopted the variety Mappillai Samba and has contributed towards conserving it in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram District.  

 

Dr. T.S.  Balganesh is a Scientist based in Bengaluru. 

Dr. Meenakshi Balganesh has adopted the variety Navara and has contributed towards conserving it in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram District.  

 

Dr. Meenakshi Balganesh is a Scientist based in Bengaluru. 

Turbo Energy Pvt. Ltd. has adopted 20 varieties and contributed towards conserving them in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram district. The following varieties are adopted by them.

Adopted varieties :  (1)  Ambemohar, (2) Arcot Kitchili, (3) Arubatham kuruvai, (4) Bayakundathan, (5) Cuddalore Seeraga Samba, (6)  Garudan samba, (7) Gunaparuva, (8) Illupaipoo samba, (9) Iravai Pandi, (10) Jawadhu malainel, (11) Jil Jil Vaigunda, (12) Kadaikazhuthan, (13) Kaivara  samba, (14) Kalanamak, (15) Kaliyan Samba, (16) Kallundai, (17) Kamban Samba, (18) Kappakar, (19) Karuppu kowni, (20)  Karuthakaar

ABI Showatech (India) Ltd. has adopted 20 varieties and contributed towards conserving them in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram district. The following varieties are adopted by them

Adopted varieties :  (1)  Kattu vanibam, (2) Konakuruvai, (3) Koomvazhai, (4) Kothamalli samba, (5) Kottara samba,
(6) Madumuzhungi, (7) Muttakaar, (8) Norungan, (9) Panankattu Kudaivazhai, (10) Perungkar, (11) Pisini, (12) Puzhuthi samba, (13) Salem samba, (14) Samba mosanam, (15) Sandikar, (16) Sornavari, (17) Thangam samba, (18) Varappukudainchan,
(19) Veethivadangan, (20) Vellai Kuruvikar

Dr. N. Srividya, has contributed to the conservation of Mappillai Samba in Sukkankollai, Kacheepuram.  She is the Head of the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Anantpur, Andhra Pradesh. 

 

Her major area of research interest also lies in Therapeutic nutrition and Functional foods.

Dr. V. Madhurima

Dr. V. Madhurima has adopted the variety Seeraga Samba and has contributed towards conserving it in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram District.

A dedication in fond memory of her dear father Prof. V.S. Murthy who was both the breadwinner and the breadmaker of the family.

Ms. Anindita Basu has adopted the variety Kalanamak and has contributed towards conserving it in Sukkankollai in Kancheepuram District.  

Ms. Anindita Basu dedicates this act to all of the farmers and scientists working towards sustainable agriculture. She is a technial writer from Allahabad and actually prefers roti to rice