Vasantrao Naik Award for Outstanding Research Application in Dry Land Farming Systems

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

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Grant amount: ₹100,000

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Applicant type: Research Scientist Faculty Unaffiliated Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: India

Location of residency: India

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Overview:

In order to promote outstanding research and application in priority aspects of dry land farming systems & water conservation, an Annual Award of Rs. 1.00 lakh is to be awarded to an outstanding scientist or extension worker. 

Objective of the Award:

  • To provide recognition to outstanding research and application leading to improvement of dry and farming system and water conservations.
  • To provide incentives for outstanding research application in dry land farmingsystem & water conservation.
  • To promote outstanding research and application in priority aspects of dry land farming systems & water conservation.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • All agricultural and allied scientists engaged in research/technology application work in dry land farming in India are eligible for the award.
  • The research technology application work submitted for the award must have been undertaken under a well-designed research/application project with well defined goals and milestones.
  • The final phase of the work including its held validation and impact assessment must  have been completed during the five years preceding the year of the award.
  • The research/application work must  have  made a significant scientific, technological, developmental contribution to the improvement of dry land farming systems.
  • The award is open to individuals as well as small interdisciplinary teams of the scientists  comprising up to six scientists.
    • The limit should be strictly adhered to