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To perpetuate the memory of Sir Asutosh Mookerjee,the first General President of Association and a great educationist of the country, this award was institued by the Association during its Platinum Jubilee Celebration in 1988 to honour a distinguished scientist of the country every year.
The award carries a Gold Medal. The award is is presented to the recipient during the inaugural function of the Annual Session of The Indian Science Congress Association. The awardee is entitled to TA/DA (within the country) as per ISCA rules for attending the Annual Session of The Indian Science Congress Association in which he/she will receive the award.
Nominations for the award are invited from Members of Council of ISCA. The awardee is selected by the General Presidenthimself
The last date for receiving nominations is July 31th each year.
*As per Resolution of the meeting of the Executive Committee on 13.05.16, any life member of not less than Ten years of standing or continuous Annual Member of not less than Ten years of standing and also with Twenty years of teaching and research experience in University / College or as a scientist in Government recognised Laboratory can be nominated by a Council member. It is also recommended that the heads of the organization which are providing funds to ISCA in any form can not be nominated by a Council member for consideration of any award.