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This award, instituted by the Association in 1989 to commemorate the birth centenary of the great Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, is given evry year to a distinguished scientist of the country. The award carries a Gold Medal. The award is presented to the recipient during the inaugural function of the Annual Session of the Indian Science Congress Association. The awardee is entitiled to TA/DA (within the country) as per ISCA rules for attending the annual session of the Science Congress in which he/she will receive the award.
Nominations for the Birth Centenary Award are invited from Members of Council of ISCA Council.
The awardee may be requested to deliver a lecture at ISCA Headquarters / Chapters.
The final selection is made by a Selection Committee comprising of General President, General Secretary (Scientific Activities), Treasurer, one Expert for each of the Award (nominated by the General President) and General Secretary (Membership Affairs).
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.