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Prof. R. C. Mehrotra Memorial Life Time Achievement Award

With a donation from family members of late Prof. R. C. Mehrotra, the past General President of ISCA, the Association has instituted this annual award on 2006 to be given to an eminent scientist for his/her outstanding contribution for development of Science and Technology.

The Award carries a cash amount of Rs. 50,000/- along with a Plaque and Certificate. The awardee is entitled to T.A. ( Air Fare-economy class-within the country) as per ISCA rules for attending the session of the Science Congress in which he/she will receive the award.

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

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

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.

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 nomination is July 31 each year.

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