Kerala Sastra Puraskaram



                                          KERALA SASTHRAPURASKARAM                                                                                                                                                    Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment


Kerala Sasthrapuraskaram is an annual award instituted by the Government of Kerala for honouring outstanding Scientists of Kerala origin working anywhere in the world. The Department of Science and Technology, Government of Kerala, through KSCSTE, administers the award procedure. Lifetime research contributions and achievements in science will be considered for the award. Applications or self-nominations will not be entertained. Scientists can be nominated by Fellows of National Academies of Sciences, Vice Chancellors/Directors of scientific institutes and establishments and by Eminent Scientists of national/international repute. The award is instituted to encourage quality research, training and leadership in Science, Technology and its Management. A momento, citation and cash award of Rs.2 lakhs will be presented to the awardee. There is no age limit for consideration of the Award. Prof. E.C.G. Sudarshan (University of Texas, Theoretical Physics), Prof. M. Vijayan (IISc, Structural Biology), Prof. M.S. Valiathan (SCTIMST, Medical Sciences) and Prof. K.P. Gopinathan (IISc, Microbiology) were the previous recipients of Kerala Sasthrapuraskaram.

Duly completed Nomination Proforma may be sent to the following address on or before 31st January 2019.

(Nominations will be valid for a period of 3 years)

The Executive Vice President
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram 695 004, Kerala State, India
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