The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)
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NASI–Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Awards for the Year 2017 for
Application Oriented Innovations Covering both Physical and Biological Sciences
NASI invites nominations for the NASI–Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Awards for Application Oriented Innovations for the year 2017. The nominee should be an Indian citizen/Overseas citizen of India working in India and below the age of 50 years as on 15 April 2017.
Areas for the Awards – Physical Sciences, including – Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Electronics,Nanotechnology, Information and Computer Sciences, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Biological Sciences, including – Agriculture, Animal and Plant Sciences, Environment, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioprocess Engineering, Bioinformatics, all branches of medical sciences and Nanotechnology.
Number and Value of Awards – two in Physical Sciences and two in Biological Sciences each year. Each award carries a Plaque and Rs 2 lakhs in cash.
Nominators and Last Date – All Science Secretaries, Secretary HRD, Director Generals – CSIR, ICMR and ICAR; Directors of IITs, IIITs, National Laboratories/Institutes, Industries with well recognized R&D units including private research institutions; Vice-Chancellors of all Universities – Central and State; Directors of Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, AIIMS, New Delhi, PGI’s of Medical Research, Chairman, UGC; Presidents of all Science
and Engineering Academies (Engineering, Medical, Agriculture); All Fellows of the NASI.
The nomination shall be made in the prescribed format. Twenty (20) copies of the nomination form along with only one soft copy (in CD), complete in all respect with the supporting documents, must reach the Academy latest by 15 April 2017.
A candidate may only be nominated once. However, a nomination will remain valid for consideration for 3 years or the age eligibility whichever expires earlier.
Selection of the Awardees – As per Regulations of NASI.
Presentation of the Awards – The presentation of the Awards will be made at the time of 87th Annual Session of NASI, to be held at Pune in December 2017.