Department of Biotechnology invites Nominations for National Women Bioscientists Awards

Department of Biotechnology invites Nominations for National Women Bioscientists Awards
Government of India,
Department of Biotechnology,
( Ministry of Science & Technology )

Invites Nominations for National Women Bioscientists Awards: 2008

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) invites nominations for following two categories of Awards, of women scientists who are currently working in the areas of biology and biotechnology and have made outstanding contributions in research, technology and product development :

  • National Woman Bioscientist Award (Senior Category) (one): Life-time contributions in terms of excellent research and application for the benefit of society would be main consideration for the Award. There is no age limit for this category.
  • National Women Bioscientists Award (Young Category) (Two): The contributions made in the last 5 years would be main consideration for this award. The nominee must be a citizen of India including Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) and should be below the age of 45 years on December 31, 2008.

The work for which nomination is made must have been carried out in Indian Institutes and acknowledged in the publications.
Each of the above Award carries a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/- along with citation and a medal.