Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award 2014

 In order to recognize the talented young scientists who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their research programmes, four individual awards are to be given annually.  An individual award of 1.00 lakh in cash and a citation and a challenge project for three years with budgetary provision of 10.00 lakh per year+ 5.00 lakh for foreign training (upto 3 months), if deemed necessary by the ICAR.  The challenge project and foreign training will be administered/monitored by   Division of Agricultural Education of ICAR.  All young scientists who possess a doctoral degree and are below forty years of age (on 31st Dec.2013) and  hold a regular teaching, research, extension education job in the ICAR-SAU system of institutions and engaged in research in agricultural and allied sciences for at least five years continuously are eligible for consideration.

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