The Earth System Sciences Awards shall be given under three categories as stated below :
Life Time Excellence Award (One)
The Life Time Excellence Award shall be conferred to an outstanding scientist/engineer/technologist/academician with an exceptionally high lifetime achievement for a sustained and significant contribution in the field of Earth System Sciences.
National Awards of Excellence (Four)
National Awards shall be given for meritorious contribution in the field of Ocean Science & Technology, Atmospheric Science & Technology, Geoscience & Technology and Polar Science and Cryosphere to scientists/engineers/technologists/academicians individually.
Young Researcher Awards (Two)
Young Researcher Awards will be given to researchers below 35 years of age as on 31st December of the year of Award to encourage excellence in young minds for outstanding research work in the fields related to Earth System Sciences.
1. The nominations for the Awards can be forwarded every year by any of the following organization through the designated authorities mentioned below :
2. The nominations received in a particular year shall be valid for a period of three years i.e. nominations received in 2015 shall be considered for 2016 and 2017 also.
The grant of Awards for a particular year shall be based on the calendar year ending 31st December. The time schedule for the Awards will be as follows:
Presentation of the Awards will be made on the occasion of Earth Sciences Foundation Day on 27th July every year.
Any correspondence with participant will be done through an email provided by the participant at time of filling the application form. Organizers are not liable in case of email delivery failures. For any queries, please send mail at: vivek.mishra[at]moes[dot]gov[dot]in