This is the official website of The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India.
To commemorate the Birth centenary of our late Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the Association instituted Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Awards, from 1989-90, to honour two personalities of the country in recognition of his/her outstanding contribution in Nation Building and Science.
The recipients would be requested to deliver/lecture on the following two topics,each on one:
1) Science and Nation Building in the Indian Context
2) Outstanding Contributions in Science for Development
The Awards carry a Plaque.The awardee is entitled to TA/DA(Air Fare-economy class- within the country) as per ISCA rules for attending the programme in which he/she will receive the award.
The Awards are presented at functions to be held at : (i) ISCA Headquarters in Kolkata and (ii) any academic institution/university outside Kolkata during the year.The Award lectures will be held on November 14 and February 28 respectively....
Nominations for the awards are invited from Members of ISCA Council.
There is no expert for the selection of this award.The General President himself selects the awardee out of the nominations received from the members of ISCA Council.
The last date for receiving nominations is July 31 each year.
*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. 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.