Prof. A.K. Sarbhoy Memorial Lecture Award - Guidelines

Nature of the Award

Prof. A.K. Sarbhoy Memorial Lecture Award

Donor of the Award

Mrs. Asha Sarbhoy

Value of the Award

Tentatively interest of the endowment amount less overhead expenditure

Periodicity of the Award

The Award shall be made once in two years

Purpose of the Award

  • To create incentive for research workers in the field of mycology and plant pathology.
  • The award shall be made for significant basic or applied research leading to results of practical importance in the field of plant pathology.

Administration of the Award

The Society shall have the sole right of selection of the recipient of the award and of the formulation of rules governing such selection

Eligibility of the Award

All research workers actively engaged in the field of plant pathological research and/or teaching at all the Institutions throughout the country shall be eligible for the award

Procedure for selection of Recipients

  • Nominations will be invited by the Society for the award from the members of the Executive Committee (E.C.) of the Society. Nominations shall be accompanied by a bio-data indicating attainment of the candidate
  • Nominations received will be scrutinized by a Screening Committee (SC) of three members constituted by E.C. which would include President, Immediate Past-Presidents of the Society
  • If any member of the E.C. or SC is to be considered for the award, he/she shall cease to be a member of these committees
  • After the acceptance of the recommendations of the Screening Committee by E.C., the award shall be announced

Presentation of the Award

The Society will inform the recipient of his selection and request him/her to deliver a lecture in the next annual meeting of the Society. The lecture will be printed in the journal Indian Phytopathology and should not exceed 15 printed pages