State Awards for Scientists and Engineers

 

 

 

State Awards for Scientists and Engineers
for the Years 2015 and 2016

(Sir M Visvesvaraya, Dr. Raja Ramanna, Sir C V Raman, Prof. Satish Dhawan,
Dr. Kalpana Chawla State Scientists and Engineers Awards
for the years 2015 and 2016)

 


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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
years 2015 and 2016


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

Dr. Raja Ramanna Award
for Scientist / Engineer

Sir C. V. Raman Award
for Young Scientists

Prof. Satish Dhawan Award
for Young Engineers

and

Dr. Kalpana Chawla Award
for Young 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 : 18th May 2016

 

State Awards for Scientists and Engineers
for the years 2015 and 2016

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. This award is being given to two senior scientists, 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 2015 for the award year 2015 and 28th February 2016 for the award year 2016.

  • 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 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 2015 for the award year 2015 and 28th February 2016 for the award year 2016.

  • 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 Young 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 Young 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 Young women Scientist 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 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 2015 for the award year 2015 and 28th February 2016 for the award year 2016.

  • 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.

 

Nominations may be sent in an envelope superscribed as "Nominations ___________________ Award for the year 2015 / 2016" 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 18th May 2016 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 only.

  • 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

28th March 2016

Monday

Udayavani

Kannada

30th March 2016

Wednesday

Vijaya Karnataka

Kannada

1st April 2016

Friday

The Times of India

English

28th March 2016

Monday

The Hindu

English

30th March 2016

Wednesday

Deccan Herald

English

1st April 2016

Friday

 

Recipients of State Awards for
Scientists and Engineers

 

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