India’s TOP Scientist Awarded 1st Sunhak Peace Prize: An alternative to Nobel

India's TOP Scientist Awarded 1st Sunhak Peace Prize: An alternative to Nobel

Eminent Indian agriculture scientist Dr Modadugu Vijay Gupta, known for his work in aquaculture in India and several other countries, was awarded the first Sunhak Peace Prize, which is treated as an alternative to the Nobel Peace Prize, which he shared with the President of Kiribati Islands.

Gupta, who is currently 76 year old has shared the USD 1 million prize with President of Kiribati Islands Anote Tong here at a glittering function which was attended by invitees from all over the world.

63 year old Tong  the head of the Pacific Ocean island nation has been dodging a fight to end carbon emissions and save his nation which is facing dire prospects of being engulfed by rising sea waters by 2050.

“I believed throughout my career that all the advanced fish farming technology which we created in laboratories should be taken to people, then only it can make a difference to their lives,” he told PTI after receiving the award.

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