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B.C. Guha Memorial Lecture

With a donation from Dr. (Mrs) Phulrenu Guha, wife of Late Professor B. C. Guha, this memorial lecture was instituted in 1965 by the Association. to be given in every year to honour a distinguished Scientist of the country in recognition of his outstanding contribution.

The memorial Lecture carries an honorarium of Rs. 3,000/- ,a Plaque and Certificate. The lecturer is entitled to T.A. (Air Fare-economy class - within the country) as per ISCA rules for delivering the lecture.

The award is presented to the recipient during the sectional Programme of the Annual Session of The Indian Science Congress Association.

The awardee shall have to deliver a lecture on his/her specialization during the Annual Session of the Indian Science Congress Association. The topic of the lecture should have some relevance to the Science of Nutrition.

The Executive Committee in its meeting held on October 13,2012 resolved that a person shall not be eligible for more than one award /lecture in his 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 ISCA Memorial award any life member of not less than Ten years of standing or continuous Annual Member of not less than Ten years of standing 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 by a Council member for consideration of any award.

Nominations for the awards are invited from Members of the Council of ISCA.

The final selection is made by the General President.

The last date for receiving nomination is July 31 each year.

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