1. HSI-Shivsakthi Life Time Achievement Award in Horticultur
This award was instituted in 2006 with corpus money donated by M/s Shivsakthi Biotech Plantec. Ltd., Hyderabad. It is an Apex Award given every year by the Horticultural Society of India. The award is open to all individuals engaged in research/ development related to Horticulture or any related disciplines in India. The awardees should have made outstanding contributions as a lifetime achievement in the field of horticultural research/ development resulting in significant impact on quality of life of people in India. The award consists of cash prize of Rs. 51,000/-, a medal and a citation.


2. HSI-Dr B.R. Barwale Young Researcher Award in Horticultural Biotechnology (Doctoral Thesis Research)
This award has been instituted in 2016 in the name of Dr. B.R. Barwale, Founder & Chairman, Maharashtra Hybrid Seed Company Ltd. from the donation made by Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco) Ltd. The award will be given annually to a student/applicant from any Indian University/ Deemed to be university/Institute for best doctoral thesis related to Biotechnological techniques in Horticultural Crops submitted immediate preceding year. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs. 25,000/ a medal and a citation.


3. HSI-Sh. D. P. Ghosh Memorial Young Scientist Award
This award has been instituted in 2016 from the donation made by Dr S. P. Ghosh, former Deputy Director General (Horticulture), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi in the memory of his Late father Sh. D.P. Ghosh. This award will be given annually to a young scientist (not more than 45 years of age on January 1, of respective year), who has made significant contributions in any frontier area of horticultural sciences as evidenced from publications, technology development, patents, etc. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs. 25,000/-, a medal and a citation.


4. Shri Girdhari Lal Chadha Memorial Medal in Fruit Science
This award was instituted in 1992 with the money donated by Dr K.L. Chadha, former DDG (Hort.), ICAR and President, the Horticultural Society of India. The award is given in the memory of his father late Shri Girdhari Lal Chadha to promote Fruit Science research and development. The award is given to a scientist, who has made significant contributions and displayed leadership in the field of Fruit Science (including plantation crops) as evidenced by publications, varieties, technology development, patents, etc. The award consists of a medal and a citation.


5. Dr Kirti Singh Medal in Vegetable Science
This award was instituted in 2004 and renamed as Dr Kirti Singh Medal in 2007 with corpus money donated by Dr Kirti Singh, former Chairman ASRB, New Delhi and Senior Vice President, the Horticultural Society of India. This award is given to a scientist, who has made significant contributions and displayed leadership in the field of Vegetable Science (including tuber crops and spices) as evidenced by publications, varieties, technology development, patents, etc. The award consists of a medal and a citation.


6. Dr. Manmohan Attavar Medal in Floriculture
This award was instituted in 2004, renamed as Dr. Manmohan Attavar Medal in 2016 with corpus money donated by Dr. Manmohan Attavar, Chairman, Indo American Hybrid Seed Company, Bengaluru. This award is given to a scientist, who has made significant contributions and displayed leadership in the field of Floriculture (including medicinal and aromatic plants) as evidenced by publications, varieties, technology development, patents, etc. The award consists of a medal and a citation.


7. Dr J.C. Anand Memorial Medal in Post-Harvest Technology
This award was instituted in 1992 from the donation made by Dr J.C. Anand, former Project Coordinator (Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops) at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. This award is given to a scientist, who has made significant contributions and displayed leadership in the field of post-harvest management of horticultural crops as evidenced by publications, technology development, patents, etc. The award consists of a medal and a citation.


8. Best Reserch Paper Awards
This award has been instituted in 2004 and is given for the best research paper published in the Indian Journal of Horticulture every year considering four issues of the journal.


General Guidelines

  • • The application for award(s) is required to be submitted in the proforma (visit www.hsi1942.in) covering 8 pages strictly. Separate applications are required to be submitted for different awards.
  • • One copy of the application should be sent by e-mail ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), while 6 additional copies of application should be sent through post with one set of relevant supportive documents, if any. In case of HSI-Dr B.R. Barwale Award a copy of thesis be submitted by post through Supervisor.
  • • Application for the award(s) should be submitted through proper channel (i.e. competent authority of the Institute / University or other organizations) to the Secretary, the Horticultural Society of India, National Societies Block, F-1, NASC Complex, Dev Prakash Shastry Marg, New Delhi-110 012.
  • • Announcement for selected awardees is generally made in the month of October and the awards are presented during the Foundation Day Celebrations of the Society or during any other appropriate function organized by the Society.

 

 

President



Dr. K. L CHADHA
(Padma Shri Awardee)

Formerly
National Professor (Hort.)
ICAR
Dy. Director General (Hort.)
ICAR
Horticultural Commissioner
Min of Agri, GOI
Executive Director
National Horticulture Board, GOI
Director,
Indian Inst. of Hort. Research (ICAR)


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