Call for Nominations: Indira Gandhi Prize for Popularization of Science 2023 by INSA, New Delhi [Prizes Upto 25k + Bronze Medal]: Submit by July 15

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Nominations are invited for the award of Indira Gandhi Prize for Popularization of Science for the year 2023 by the Academy.

About the Opportunity

The award was instituted by INSA in 1986 to encourage and recognize the popularization of science in the country. The prize shall be awarded once in three years for outstanding work done by an individual for the popularization of science in any Indian language, including English.

The nominee must have had a distinguished career as a writer, editor, journalist, lecturer, radio or television programme director, science photographer or as an illustrator, which has enabled him/her to interpret science (including medicine), research and technology to the public.

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He/She should have a knowledge of the role of science, technology and research in the enrichment of cultural heritage and in solution of problems of humanity. The first award was made in 1986.

The prize is open to any Indian national residing in the country and will carry an honorarium of Rs. 25,000/-, citation and a bronze medal. A maximum of six prizes (two in each category) will be awarded to the following categories:

  • Science popularization efforts in English language by a career media personnel
  • Science popularization efforts in English language by a career scientist
  • Science popularization efforts in any language other than English either by a career media personnel or a career scientist

How to Submit?

  • The nomination form duly completed in all respects may be sent so as to reach the Executive Director, Indian National Science Academy, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110 002 latest by July 15, 2022.
  • The prize winner will be expected to deliver a lecture at the venue to be fixed by the Academy. Nominations for the award may be made by the INSA Fellows, Vice-Chancellors, Deans, Principals, Directors of leading scientific institutions and national laboratories and Editors of selected Indian science journals in the prescribed proforma.

Submission Deadline

July 15, 2022

Click here to view the official notification for the Indira Gandhi Prize for Popularization of Science 2023 by INSA.

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