Awards
Engineering Sciences Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Ministry/Department/Organisation: Indian National Academy of Engineering
Detail: Purpose of the Award: To recognise life time contribution in engineering made by eminent persons to any branch of engineering within the purview of the Academy. Eligibility: Any citizen of India who is not a Member of  INAE Council during the year of the Award.

Criteria :An eminent Indian citizen who has made outstanding distinguished contributions in the field of engineering/engineering research/engineering education/technology/engineering management which have brought prestige to the nation. The contributions may be in any discipline of engineering involving engineering projects which have been successfully executed and have been regarded as landmarks of technological development of the country.

Number of Awards: Up to two Awards in a year. The Academy reserves the right not to recommend an award in any year.

Nominations: Nominations will be invited from INAE Fellows no later than the last day of January each year. The nominations may be sent on plain paper in a confidential cover to the Honorary Secretary with a brief statement of outstanding and distinguished contributions of the nominee. Self nomination of a person shall not be considered. Nominations shall remain valid for three years and renominations shall be accepted. Individual members of the Committee constituted under Para 8 of the Ordinance on the subject shall not make nominations for the award, but shall act as Search Committee and may propose names in addition to the ones received from the Fellowship.

Last date of Nomination: The date of receipt of nominations is the last day of March each year.

Value of the Award: The award shall consist of a scroll, a silver plaque and a certificate.
Contact: Indian National Academy of Engineering, 117 Nalanda House, IIT Campus, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016 http://www.inae.org
Prof. Jai Krishna Memorial Award and Prof. S N Mitra Memorial Award
Ministry/Department/Organisation: Indian National Academy of Engineering
Detail: Purpose of the Awards: To institute awards in the memory of late Prof. Jai Krishna, Foundation President and Prof. S N Mitra, first Honorary Secretary and Past Vice-President of the Indian National Academy of Engineering. 
 (a) Prof. Jai Krishna Memorial Award shall be given every two years in all even years
 (b) Prof. SN Mitra Memorial Award shall be given every two years in all odd years. Eligibility: Eminent engineers, engineer scientists or technologists of high achievements and standing will be eligible for the awards. While Fellowship of INAE is not essential for the candidates , they are expected to have made contributions of a high order to Indian Engineering and Technology and acquired a high level of eminence and respect in the Engineering community.

Criteria: The awards shall be given for one or more of the following :
 (a) Academic and scholarly achievements in any disciplines of Engineering and Technology,
 (b) Outstanding research in engineering and technology and application thereof,
 (c) Outstanding contributions in the management of education and research in Engineering,
 (d) Outstanding achievements and contributions in the Indian industry, engineering services or engineering projects.

Nominations: Nominations of engineers, engineer-scientists and technologists will be invited from the INAE Fellowship not later than the last day of April every alternate year in the fields of Engineering, Technology, and Technical Education Management. The nominations may be sent on the prescribed proforma which includes a statement of the distinguished achievements and contributions of the nominee. The nominations will be received not later than June 30th .

Validity: The nominations shall remain valid for three years and renominations shall be accepted.
Contact: Indian National Academy of Engineering, 117 Nalanda House, IIT Campus, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016 http://www.inae.org
INAE Young Engineer Award 
Ministry/Department/Organisation: Indian National Academy of Engineering
Detail: With a view to promoting the pursuit of excellence in the field of 'Engineering', the Academy has instituted INAE "Young Engineer Award" and is implementing it since 1996. This is a very prestigious award of the Academy. 
Purpose of the Award: To recognise outstanding achievements /contributions made by Young Engineers in any branch of engineering. Eligibility: Any citizen of India of age not more than 35 years .

Criteria: Excellence in design and technology transfer, innovative development and engineering research. Work submitted for consideration of the award should have been carried out totally in India.

Call for Nominations: Nominations of young engineers are invited from academia, Government, R&D Laboratories, industry, and services. The sponsor must be either a Fellow of INAE or a Head of the Organisation/ Institution where the nominee is working. The conditions of award must be complied with when completing a nomination. 

The Award: The award shall consist of a citation, a gold plated silver medallion and Rs. 20,000 in cash. In addition, the awardees may be considered by the Academy for recommendation for a suitable research grant to further his/her chosen field of engineering, provided the proposal submitted by the awardees is considered worthy of such support. The Award recognizes excellence in design and technology transfer, innovative development and engineering research work.
Contact: The nominations should be addressed to :The Executive Secretary, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 6th Floor, Vishwakarma Bhawan Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg New Delhi 110 016
E-mail : inae@nda.vsnl.net.in ,
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Annual Awards
Ministry/Department/Organisation: Broadcast Engineering Society (India)
Detail: The Society gives awards for outstanding contribution in the field of broadcasting, R&D, broadcast engineering & sciences for contributing best paper in the field of Antenna and propagation maintenance aspects and best innovative technical work in AIR/ DD.  The awards are:

  • D.V. Nirmal & Mangal Sen Award for Best R& D work
  • E.D.I. Award for Best Article on Science or Technology of Broadcasting in India 
  • Mrs.Jayalakshmi Panchapakesan Award for Best Paper/Work in the field of Antenna and Propagation
  • Prof. Sethuraman Award for Outstanding Contribution in the field of TV Broadcasting 
  • V.P. Nanda Award for Outstanding Work in Satellite and Cable TV 
  • Mukul N. Trivedi Award for Best Innovative Technical Work in AIR & Doordarshan in the field of Broadcasting 
  • Public Service Broadcasting Award for Best Radio & T.V. Feature/Programme 
  • Life Time Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution For the Society's Activities 
Contact: For more information visit : www.besindia.com/awards
NIH Awards
Ministry/Department/Organisation: National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
Detail: NIH has instituted two awards for encouraging studies and research in hydrology and water resources.
  • Bharat Singh Award : 
    Through an endowment provided by M/s Hoysala Group of Companies, Bangalore, NIH has instituted an award in honour of Prof. Bharat Singh former Vice-Chancellor, University of Roorkee with a cash prize of Rs. 20,000 is given biennially to engineers, technocrats and scientists for outstanding research work carried out in the area of hydrology and water resources.
  • The National Hydrology Award:
    Is given to eminent engineers, technologists and scientists working in the area of operational hydrology or those who have made significant contributions for promoting hydrology. The award money is Rs.20,000. 
Contact: For more information visit http://www.angelfire.com/bc/nihhrrc/Roorkee/Awards.jspl
Innovative Student Projects Award
Ministry/Department/Organisation:  Indian National Academy of Engineering
Detail:  The Indian National Academy of Engineering instituted the Award to encourage young engineers to 

|i) engage themselves in industry oriented research, 
ii) to promote joint projects among Industry, Research Laboratories and Academic Institutions,
iii) to induce Industry to take up further development of the recognized projects, which may ultimately become new and innovative industrial processes or products and may give first-in-the market advantage. 

A database of Engineering Institutions in the country has been established by INAE covering Government and Private as well as Defence Services Technical Institutions. The two best projects in each of the major engineering disciplines at undergraduate/ postgraduate and doctoral levels recommended by the Heads of various Engineering Institutions / Colleges will be evaluated for their innovative potential by an INAE Steering Committee comprising of experts from each major field of engineering. The Industry and R&D Establishments would be approached with the award winning projects for their further development for industrial application or conversion into industrial processes or products. Nominations of up to two projects/theses in each of the major engineering disciplines are invited from Heads of Engineering Institutions at the three levels, viz., Doctoral, Master?s and Bachelor, for assessing their innovative potential and intrinsic merit.

Eligibility: Potentially innovative projects/theses are assessed at three levels, viz., BE/B.Tech, ME/M.Tech and Ph.D.

Awards: The award in each of the three categories will consist of a certificate, a medallion and Rs.10,000/- in cash and will be presented at the Annual Convention of the Academy.
Contact:  The nominations should be mailed to : Executive Secretary, Indian National Academy of Engineering,6th Floor, Vishwakarma  Bhawan Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-110016.
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