Vikram Sarabhai memorial award 2014-15 Current Affairs - 2019
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M.Y.S. Prasad, director of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota Range (SHAR), has been selected for the prestigious Vikram Sarabhai memorial award 2014-15.
He will be presented award by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).
He was selected for this award for his outstanding contribution to R&D in the field of space science in his long and chequered career at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Prior to Dr. Prasad, former ISRO chairmen Dr. Satish Dhawan, Dr. K. Kasturi Rangan, Dr. G. Madhavan Nair and Dr. K. Radhakrishnan have received this prestigious award.
Vikram Sarabhai memorial award
- It was instituted in 1997-98 by ISCA- a premier scientific organization of the country.
- Every alternate year it is awarded to distinguished scientist of the country in recognition of their outstanding contributions.
- This award comprises a gold medal and certificate and presented at the inaugural function of the Annual Session of ISCA.