The Government of India has invited nominations/applications for the Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar (RVP) 2024 from individuals or in teams in various fields of science, technology and technology led innovation.
The Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar is a means to recognise and honour outstanding and inspiring scientific, technological and innovative contributions of researchers, technologists and innovators.
Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar Details
Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar shall be given in following four categories:
Vigyan Ratna (VR): Maximum three awards to be bestowed to recognize lifetime achievements & contributions made in given field of Science and Technology.
Vigyan Shri (VS): Maximum of 25 awards to be given to recognize the distinguished contributions in given field of Science and Technology.
Vigyan Yuva: Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (VY-SSB) award: Maximum of 25 awards to be given to recognize and encourage young scientists who made an exceptional contribution in given field of Science and Technology.
Vigyan Team (VT) award: Maximum of three awards may be awarded to a team comprising of three or more scientists/researchers/innovators who have made an exceptional contribution working in a team in given field of Science and Technology.
The Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar shall be given in the following 13 domains, namely: Physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science, Earth Science, Medicine, Engineering Sciences, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, Technology & Innovation, Atomic Energy, Space Science and Technology, and others.
The nominations for this bouquet of awards are invited on Award Portal of Ministry of Home Affairs (https://awards.gov.in/) from January 14 to February 28, 2024. The awards this year are being coordinated by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) under the Ministry of Science and Technology.
The awards shall be announced on May 11 (National Technology Day). The Award Ceremony for all categories of awards will be held on 23rd August 2024 (National Space Day), reported PIB.