The name of the award shall be “Dr. A.B. Joshi Memorial Award” which is instituted in the field of Agricultural Research and Education to commemorate the memory of late Dr. A.B. Joshi, the first Indian Dean of IARI, Director and DDG (Crop Sciences), ICAR, New Delhi.
The award shall be made for either fundamental or applied research including invention, discoveries, development of technologies, and leading to results of practical value and social impact in India and outstanding contributions to Agricultural Education.
Who can Apply
- The award shall be given to Indian Nationals for their outstanding contributions in the field of Agricultural Research and Education. The award shall be made for notable and original research (both fundamental and applied) leading to results of practical value and social impact in India, and significant contributions to advancement of agricultural education.
- The original contributions should be evident in the form of publications, monographs, patents, varieties
and technologies developed and popularized, educational achievements, leadership in promotion of agricultural education, dissemination and adoption of technologies by the stakeholders.
- The nominee should be more than 55 years of age with a standing of 25 years of outstanding contributions both in the field of Agricultural Research and Education. The period of assessment shall be life time up to the year of application/nomination.
How to Apply
Applications/Nominations are to be made by the Secretaries of Science departments of Government of India, Vice-Chancellors, Directors of Agricultural Research Institutes of national importance and Presidents of National Academies.
The application form is available in the official link below.
The Award will carry a sum of Rs. 1,00,000 (rupees one lakh only) in cash, a Medal and a Citation.
November 18, 2019
Phone: 011 2584 3375