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With a donation from the Alumni of the department of Applied Geology of Dr.H.S.Gaur University, Sagar, the Indian Science Congress Association has instituted this annual award in 2015 in memory of Prof. William Dixon West to be given to a distinguished Scientist of the Country in any branch of Earth System Sciences.
The Award will carry a cash amount of Rs.10,000/-,citation and A Plaque. The awardee is entitled to T.A.( as per his / her entitlement) as per ISCA Rules for attending the session of the Indian Science Congress in which he/she will receive the award.
The Awardee will deliver a lecture at the annual session of the Indian Science Congress Association in the section of Earth System Sciences on a topic of his/her specialization.
Nominations for the award are invited from members of ISCA Council and from the Heads of Universities/IITs, Research Institutes and Learned Societies.
Nominations thus received will be sent to three experts one of whom will be the President, Section of Earth System Sciences and other two will be nominated by the General President out of the list of Experts of the Awards, suggested by the Council members of the Association.
The final selection will be made by a Selection Committee comprising General President, two General Secretaries and Treasurer out of the candidates recommended by the experts.
The last date of receiving nomination is July 31 each year.