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Meet India’s best scientists

The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes are awarded to scientists below the age of 45 for their for exceptional contribution in the field of Science.

Instituted in 1957 in honour of Sir Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar, the founder director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, the prize is given each year in seven disciplines. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, a citation and a plaque.

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh honoured nine scientists with the 2010 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize at a ceremony in New Delhi on October 20. The 2010 awards did not have any awardees in the area of Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean & Planetary Sciences and Mathematical Sciences.

The nine recipients of the prestigious awards for 2010 are:

Biological Sciences

1. Dr Sanjeev Galande, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune (Presently at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune)

2. Dr Shubha Tole, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Chemical Sciences

3. Dr Swapan K Pati, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

4. Dr Sandeep Verma, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Engineering Sciences

5. Dr G K Ananthasuresh, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

6. Dr Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Medical Sciences

7. Dr Mitali Mukerji, Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (CSIR), Delhi

Physical Sciences

8. Dr Umesh Vasudeo Waghmare, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

9. Dr Kalobaran Maiti, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.

Last year 11 scientists were chosen for the coveted award but the awards function could not take place as the Prime Minister was busy. The 2009 winners were also honoured along with this year’s awardees.

 

Source: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/meet-indias-best-scientists/133459-11.html?from=tn

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