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The Indian Science Congress Association has demonstrated its responsibility in encouraging scientific research of high merit carried out in India. This is especially important when such efforts are directed towards the benefit of Man and Society. To continue this trend a prestigious award of worth Rs. 1.00 lakh with additional TA and DA has been created from the interest of savings of Rs. 20 lakhs accrued during the 91st Session of the Indian Science Congress held at Chandigarh in 2004. The award is named as “Excellence in Science & Technology” which will be given to a noted and highly reputed scientist, who has outstanding contributions in fostering Science & Technology in India, with an emphasis on the benefit to man and society. The age limit should not be more than 65 years. This prestigious award will be given by the Prime Minister of India during the Inaugural Function in Annual Session of the India Science Congress every year.
Nomination for the award is invited from members of the Council of ISCA and the final selection is made by a Selection Committee comprising of General President, 3 past Presidents, DST Secretary, General Secretary(Membership Affairs) and General Secretary (Scientific Activities).
*As per Resolution of the meeting of the Executive Committee on 13.05.16 any life member of not less than Two years of standing or continuous Annual Member of not less than Two 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.