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Raj Kristo Dutt Memorial Award

With a donation from Shri Bankim Chandra Dutt (Late) grandson of late Raj Kristo Dutt, the Association instituted this award in 1991 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 cash amount of Rs. 10,000/- ,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 respective Session of the Science Congress in which he/she will receive the award.

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

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 award will be invited from Members of ISCA Council.

The final selection is made by the General President.

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

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