The Department recognizes the contribution of senior and young women scientists in the country who are working in biology and biotechnology areas. The National Women Bioscientist Award is conferred under two categories-Senior and Young.
The senior category award recognizes life time contributions of scientists who have made significant contributions in their research fields. The Award for Senior category carries a cash prize of Rs 5.00 lakh along with citation and a gold medal. The young category award is given to women scientists below 45 years of age who have contributed significantly towards unraveling challenges in various areas of biosciences & biotechnology. The Award carries a cash prize of Rs 1.00 lakh; a citation; Gold Medal and a Research Grant of Rs 5.00 lakhs/ per annum for a period of 5 years.
Concerned Officer for more information
|Programme Head ||Dr. Meenakshi Munshi, Scientist G |
|Email ||meenakshi29[dot]dbt[at]nic[dot]in |
|Phone No. ||011-24361035 |
|Program Officer ||Dr. Kakali Dey Dasgupta, Scientist E |
|Email ||kakali[dot]dey[at]nic[dot]in |
|Phone No. || 011-24362338 |