DBT Janaki Ammal National Women Bioscientist Award 2019: Apply by Aug 31: Expired

Nominations are invited for Janaki Ammal-National Women Bioscientist Award 2019 to recognize and reward women scientists (senior & young) who have made outstanding contributions in basic and applied research in areas of Biosciences and Biotechnology including basic, agricultural, biomedical, veterinary and environmental sciences with potential for application/product and technology development and to provide research grant for their career development.


Senior Category

Citizens of India should have made life time significant and outstanding contributions in research in the areas of Biosciences/Biotechnology and has applied the results for the benefit of students and society and the work must have been done entirely in India.
Award Money: Rs 5,00,000/- (one-time)

Young Category

Citizens of India below 45 years who have made significant and outstanding research contributions in the areas of Biosciences/Biotechnology during last 5 years and the work must have been done entirely in India.
Award Money: Rs. 1,00,000/- (one-time)
Research grant: Rs 25,00,000/- @ Rs 5,00,000/- per year

How to apply

Nominations in the prescribed proforma should be submitted through online DBT portal.
3 hard copies of application along with requisite documents should be sent to Dr. Kakali Dey Dasgupta, Scientist “E”, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Room No.814, 8th Floor, Block-2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110003.
Last Date of Submission of Nomination: 31st August, 2019


The selection of candidates for the award will be made on the basis of recommendations of Selection Committee. Only nominations complete in all respects as per proforma will be considered.

Presentation of the awards

The awardees will receive the awards at a formal function organized by DBT.

Payment of TA/DA

TA/DA to the awardees for attending the award ceremony will be paid by the Department of Biotechnology as per Govt. of India rules.

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