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26-September-2014 17:02 IST
Dr. P.S.Ahuja Announces Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2014

 

Dr. Paramvir Singh Ahuja, Director General Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) today announced the prestigious Shantri Swarup Bhatnagar Awards for the Year 2014. The awards were announced during the CSIR’s 72stFoundation day Celebrations held here in New Delhi.  According to it,  Ten  (10) scientists have been selected for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology for the year 2014. The Award is given To recognize outstanding Indian work in Science and Technology and it  consists of a cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh, a citation and a plaque. The Awardees are as under:

 

Biological Sciences

Dr. Roop Mallik

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Mumbai

 

Chemical Sciences

Dr. Kavirayani Ramakrishna Prasad

Indian Institute of Science

Bengaluru.

 

Dr. Souvik Maiti

Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB)

New Delhi.

 

Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

Dr. Sachchida Nand Tripathi

Indian Institute of Technology

Kanpur.

 

Engineering Sciences

Dr. S Venkata Mohan

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT)

Hyderabad.

 

Dr. Soumen Chakrabarti

Indian Institute of Technology

Mumbai.

 

Mathematical Sciences

Dr. Kaushal Kumar Verma

Indian Institute of Science

Bengaluru.

 

Medical Sciences

Dr. Anurag Agrawal

Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB)

New Delhi.

 

Physical Sciences

Dr. Pratap Raychaudhuri

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Mumbai.

 

Dr. Sadiqali Abbas Rangwala

Raman Research Institute

Bengaluru.

 

CSIR Awards for S&T Innovations for Rural Development – 2013

 

 

Conferred upon CSIR-Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB), Hyderabad and Directorate of Rice Research, ICAR, Hyderabad for development and deployment of an improved Samba Mahsuri rice variety which is bacterial blight resistant, high yielding and possesses fine-grains.

 

CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award 2014

 

Conferred upon Avra Laboratories Pvt. Limited, Hyderabad for Development and Commercialization of “Irinotecan – a unique drug for colorectal cancer”.

 

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