State Awards for Scientists and Engineers

 

 


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Department of Information Technology,
Biotechnology and Science & Technology,
Government of Karnataka

 

State Awards for Scientists and Engineers

Nominations invited for the year 2017

Sir M. Visvesvaraya Lifetime Achievement Award
for Senior Scientists / Engineers

Dr. Raja Ramanna Award
for Scientist / Engineer

Sir C. V. Raman Award
for Scientists

Prof. Satish Dhawan Award
for Engineers

and

Dr. Kalpana Chawla Award
for Women Scientist
 


Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology
Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore - 560 012
Ph. 080-23341652, 23348848, 23348849, Fax 080 - 23348840
Website: www.kscst.org.in / www.kscst.iisc.ernet.in E-mail: office@kscst.iisc.ernet.in

 

Last date for receipt of nominations : 28th August 2017

 

State Awards for Scientists and Engineers
for the year 2017

With a view to recognize and reward Scientific and Technological talent in the state, the Government of Karnataka has instituted several awards to the Scientists and Engineers of the State who have made significant contribution towards the development of the State in various fields of Science and Technology. These awards are being given every year since 1996.

 Sir M. Visvesvaraya Lifetime Achievement Award for Senior Scientists / Engineers

The Government of Karnataka instituted Sir M. Visvesvaraya award to recognize and honour the senior scientists for their lifetime contributions for the development of science and technology in the State. Two awards will be given every year.

Eligibility

  • They should be born in Karnataka or must have served in Karnataka for over twenty years.

  • They must have contributed significantly in their field of Fundamental Research.

  • They must have significant contributions to National and Human development.

  • Candidates should be above 50 years of age as on 28th February 2017.

  • They must not have received the same award earlier.

This award carries a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000 (Rupees One Lakh), a memento and a citation.

 

 Dr. Raja Ramanna Award for Scientists / Engineers

The Government of Karnataka instituted Dr. Raja Ramanna Award in the year 2004. This award is given to a Scientist / Engineer who has made a significant contribution in the field of Science Education / History & Philosophy of Science / Science & Society.

Eligibility :

  • They should be born in Karnataka or domiciled for at least twenty years in Karnataka.

  • They should have published at least five research papers in National / International journals.

  • They must have done exceptional research work in the State of Karnataka.

  • Candidates should be above 50 years of age as on 28th February 2017.

  • They must not have received the same award earlier.

This award carries a cash prize of Rs. 75,000 (Rupees Seventy Five Thousand), a memento and a citation.

 Sir C. V. Raman Award for Scientists

To encourage Scientists in the state, the Government of Karnataka instituted Sir C. V. Raman Young Scientist Award. This award is given to scientists who have made outstanding achievements in their fields. Five awards will be given in this category.

The award committee invites nominations from eligible scientists in the following fields:

  • Life Sciences

  • Physical Sciences & Mathematics

  • Chemical Sciences

  • Agricultural Science and Animal Husbandry

  • Medical Sciences


 Prof. Satish Dhawan Award for Engineers

To encourage Engineers in the State, the Government of Karnataka instituted Prof. Satish Dhawan Award in the year 2003. This award is given to Engineers who have made outstanding achievements in the Engineering fields including Earth Sciences. Four awards will be given in this category.

 

 Dr. Kalpana Chawla Award for Women Scientist

To encourage the women Scientist / Engineer in the state, the Government of Karnataka has instituted an award in the name of Dr. Kalpana Chawla in the year 2003. This award is given to a woman Scientist who has made outstanding contributions in her field for the development of Science or Technology in the state.

Eligibility for Sir C.V. Raman Award, Prof. Satish Dhawan Award and
Dr. Kalpana Chawla Award

  • They should be born in Karnataka or domiciled for at least for twenty years in Karnataka.

  • They should have published at least five research papers in National / International journals.

  • They must have done exceptional research work in the State of Karnataka.

  • Candidates should be below 50 years of age as on 28th February 2017.

  • They must not have received the same award earlier.

These awards carry a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand), a memento and a citation.

 

Women Scientists / Engineers (below 50 years of age) are eligible to apply for Sir C V Raman and Prof. Satish Dhawan Awards in addition to Dr. Kalpana Chawla Award. However they have to submit the separate nominations for each award.

Nominations may be sent in an envelope superscribed as "Nominations ___________________ Award for the year 2017" with all necessary details, as per the PROFORMA, along with two latest passport size photographs and documents.

PROFORMA can be downloaded from our websites: http://www.kscst.org.in or http://www.kscst.iisc.ernet.in. The nominations should be sent on or before 28th August 2017 to the following address:

The Secretary
Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology

Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore - 560 012
Ph. 080-23341652, 23348848, 23348849, Fax 080 - 23348840
Website: www.kscst.org.in / www.kscst.iisc.ernet.in
E-mail: office@kscst.iisc.ernet.in

NOTE:

  • Nominations should be sent in the form of hardcopy

  • Submit the separate nominations for each award

  • Original documents should be produced whenever called for.

  • Canvassing in any form entails disqualification.

  • Decision of selection committee is final and binding
     

 

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Click on this link to download the Proforma in MS Word to be submitted in hardcopy

Click on this link to download the data sheet in MS Excel to be sent by email

Email: office@kscst.iisc.ernet.in

 

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Details of advertisement will appear in news papers
in all over Karnataka Edition

 

News paper

Language

Date

Day

Prajavani

Kannada

10th July 2017

Monday

Udayavani

Kannada

12th July 2017

Wednesday

Vijaya Karnataka

Kannada

14th July 2017

Friday

The Times of India

English

10th July 2017

Monday

The Hindu

English

12th July 2017

Wednesday

Deccan Herald

English

14th July 2017

Friday

 

Recipients of State Awards for
Scientists and Engineers

 

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