G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological
Sciences & Technology
The Award is named after Prof. G N Ramachandran and will
be known as the “ G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological
Sciences & Technology”.
The Award is given each year for outstanding
contributions to Biological Sciences & Technology.
Nature of Award
A Gold Medal and a citation are to be presented to the
recipient on 26 September, the CSIR Foundation Day. Medal is awarded for notable
and outstanding research, applied or fundamental, in the inter-disciplinary
subject / field of Biological Sciences and Technology.
Recognition of outstanding work in Biological Sciences &
Any citizen of India engaged in research in Biological
Sciences & Technology. Overseas citizen of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian
Origin (PIO) working in India are also eligible.
The Award shall be bestowed on a person, who in the
opinion of Advisory Committee constituted by CSIR, has made conspicuously
important and excellent contributions to human knowledge and progress,
fundamental or applied in the particular field of endeavor, which is his /
The award would be given on the basis of contributions
made through work done primarily in India during the ten years, preceding
the year of prize (For this purpose “primarily” will mean “for the most
The Award shall be given every year with the approval of the
Governing Body of CSIR on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee.