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M.N. Saha Birth Centenary Award

To commemorate the Birth Centenary of the great Indian Scientist M.N.Saha the Association instituted this award in 1989 to be given in every alternate year to honour a distinguished Scientist of the country in recognition of his outstanding contribution.

The award carries a Gold Medal and Certificate. The awardee is entitled to TA (Air Fare-economy class - within the country) as per ISCA rules for attending the Annual session of the Science Congress in which he/she will receive the award.

The award is presented to the recipient either in the inaugural or Veledictory function of the Annual Session of The Indiana Science Congress Association.

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

The awardee may be requested to deliver a lecture at ISCA Headquarters/ Chapters.

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

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

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