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ISCA has instituted 10 senior Fellowships in the name of Asutosh Mookerjee Fellowships in the Centenary year to utilize the services of the Life Members of the Association who are active in high quality research in their specialized disciplines but have superannuated from their service.
The objective is to utilize the expertise of ISCA Members after superannuation primarily for research work in some R&D center/ university /colleges/ institute in India.
The number of Fellowship to be selected each year shall be decided by the Executive Committee from the panel recommended by the Selection Committee, to be constituted by Executive Committee. Usually, the number of Scientists to be selected each year will be based on the availability of vacancies and funds available with the Association. The total number of Fellowships at a time should not be more than 10.
The term of Asutosh Mookerjee Fellowships will be tenable initially for a period of three years, extendable for another two years after a review of the achievement of three year's works.
(a) The fellowship carries an honorarium of Rs.30,000/- p.m. such that Rs.30000 + pension does not exceed the gross salary drawn at the time of retirement. The honorarium of Rs.30,000 will be reduced wherever . The honorarium will be Taxable at source.
(b) Contigency grant will be Rs.100,000/- which includes the expenditure of chemicals glasswares, stationary, aninal & feed, postage, part time services of a scientific assistant/secretary for typing , travel within country only, etc.
Nominations for the position shall be invited from the Life Members of the Association.
The nomination papers duly completed in all respects, signed, and routed through the Head of the Institution, where a scientist intends to work, should be sent to the General Secretary (Membership Affairs), so as to reach latest by July 15 , 2015.
The names of Fellowships thus selected shall be announced.
Fellows will submit an Annual Report of his/her research work at the end of each Calendar year along with statement of expenditure for renewal and release of grant for the next year.
General Secretary (Membership Affairs),
Indian Science Congress Association,
14 Biresh Guha Street,
Kolkata 700 017,
Phone : 033 22874530,
Fax : 033 22872551,
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