Dr Rajendra Prasad Puruskar for technical books in Hindi in Agricultural and Allied Sciences

Indian Council of Agricultural Research


Grant amount: ₹100,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 15, 2019

Applicant type: Working Professional Faculty Unaffiliated Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: India

Location of residency: India

Location of citizenship: India

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Overview:

These awards recognize to authors of original Hindi Technical books in agriculture and allied sciences & incentivize Indian writers to write original standard works in agricultural and allied sciences in Hindi. The award is meant for individuals as well as teams of authors.  An individual award consists of ₹1.00 lakh in cash and a citation.

There are four awards, one each in the:

  • Crop / Horticultural Sciences
  • NRM / Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal / Fisheries Sciences 
  • Social Sciences. 

The author/editor must have had a substantial and active involvement in the relevant field of agriculture and allied sciences. The publication must be free from any infringement of copy rights. The publication must have been written and published during preceding year of the award.

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Eligibility:

  • All original Hindi technical books in the designated subject areas of agriculture and allied sciences written by Indian authors, including editors of multi-author books in which the editor also has himself contributed substantially in.
  • The author/editor must have had a substantial and active involvement in the relevant field of agriculture and allied sciences. 
  • The award is meant for individuals as well as teams of authors.
  • The publication must be free from any infringement of copy rights.
  • The publication must have been written and published during preceding year of the award.