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AWARDS

Professor K.P. Rode Memorial Lecture Award

With a donation from Mrs. Saraswati K. Rode, widow of Professor K. P. Rode, President of Section of Geology in the 1962 Science Congress, the Association has introduced this memorial lecture in Earth System Sciences in 1989 and is given in every alternate year.

The lecture is to be delivered during the Annual Session of The Indian Science Congress Association in the Section of Earth System Sciences.

The lecture carries an honorarium of Rs. 3,000/- , a Plaque and Certificate. The lecturer is entitled to T.A. (Train Fare –II Tier ,within the country) as per ISCA rules for delivering the lecture.

Nominations for the award are invited from members of ISCA Council and from the Heads of Universities/IITs, Research Institutes and Learned Societies.

The Executive Committee of the Association in its meeting held on October 13,2012 resolved that a person shall not be eligible for more than one award /lecture in his/her lifetime. No one (except ISCA young scientist awardees ) shall be given the second ISCA award under any circumstances.

The Executive Committee in its meeting held on January 01,2019 resolved that while selecting ISCA awardees for ISCA awards their H index and Citation index (in SCOPUS and Google Scholar ) would be taken into account.

The Executive Committee in the Meeting held on October 15, 2019 resolved that for this Sectional award any life member of Five years of standing or continuous Annual Member of not less than Five years of standing as on July 31 each year and also with Ten years of teaching and research experience in University/ College or as a scientist in Government recognized Laboratory/ Institution can be nominated by a Council member.

It is also recommended that the heads of the organizations which are providing funds to ISCA in any form cannot be nominated for consideration of any award.

The final selection will be made by a Selection Committee comprising General President, Two general secretaries and Treasurer out of the candidates nominated.

In case the donor intends to have his/her representative in the Selection Committee, the Committee will also include such a representative provided the donor aggress to meet the cost of participation of his/her representative in the Selection Committee.

The last date for receiving application (in prescribed form) is July 31 each year.

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