DR. T.S. THIND Distinguished Plant Pathologist Award
(Last Date to apply is 10th
Indian Society of Plant
Pathologists has instituted ‘Dr. T. S. Thind Outstanding/Distinguished Plant
Pathologist Award’ to recognize the contributions of dedicated scientists who
have devoted their long career to the advancement of the science of plant
pathology. The INSOPP will invite nominations for the award every year and it
will be given to one such scientist, found most deserving by the selection
committee, in the annual meeting of the Society.
Eligibility and Criteria
1. The nominee should be a senior scientist between age of
55-65 in a university/institute/organization having worked in any area of plant
pathology and related fields for several years.
2. The nominee should have made highly significant
contributions in basic and applied plant pathology leading to better
understanding about plant diseases and their management for enhanced
agricultural production. The work of the nominee should have been widely cited
and appreciated by the other workers.
3.The decision of the award committee will be final.
1. Two well known plant pathologists who are familiar with
the work of the scientist will nominate him/her for the award by giving one
page statement justifying the nomination along with detailed biodata of the
scientist with list of publications.
2. Award committee members can also nominate a scientist
by providing relevant information about the nominee.
The award will consist of a
shawl, a memento and a citation. The INSOPP will bear all reasonable costs
related to travel (2nd AC one
ticket), lodging and boarding of the nominee in connection with the award
presentation. The award will be presented during the inaugural function of the
annual conference going to be held on 16-17th
December, 2019 at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. The
selected nominee will also deliver a
lecture related to his/her area of work.
How to Apply
The nomination with resume of the
scientist and nominator’s statement is to be sent to the Secretary, Indian
Society of Plant Pathologists, Department of Plant Pathology, Punjab
Agricultural University, and Ludhiana 141004 by registered post or through
E-mail to: [email protected] before 10th October, 2019.