What is Green Revolution?

“Green Revolution” is the term first used by former USAID (United States Agency for International Development) director William Gaud. Green Revolution is series of reaserch, development and technology transfers by countries. This happened between 1943 and 1970. The father of Green Revolution was Late Mr. Norman Borlaug. But in India Mr. M S Swaminathan are called the father of Green Revolution because of his lot of contribution in the field of food security.
In Green Revolution high yielding varieties of grains, mass distribution of hybrid seeds, synthetic fertilizers, pesticides were given to farmers. And with this a lot was spent on creating irrigation infrastructure.