Association of Agrometeorologists

 Awards


Association has instituted various awards to encourage education and research in Agricultural Meteorology. The applications are invited every year. Now Online application submission system is provided The application forms can be submitted ONLINE as well as through email.  However, a print copy of the application duly recommended/endorsed by the Major guide/Head of division/Institute etc, as the case may be, must be  submitted to the Secretary.  The last date of receiving all such applications is 31st August.  Applications received after last date are liable for rejection.

1. “Dr. P.D. Mistry Award for Best Ph. D Thesis in Agricultural Meteorology”           Download general guidelines and application form

“Dr. P.D Mistry Award for the Best Ph. D Thesis in Agricultural Meteorology” is presented annually to the deserving candidates for their Ph.D thesis awarded in the subject of   Agricultural Meteorology/Agricultural Physics (Meteorology) only. The Ph. D degree notification/approval by the university/ institute during academic calendar year (from 1st July of previous year to 30th June of the current year) are taken into consideration for the current year’s award.

The interested candidate may apply ONLINE in the prescribed format. The thesis may be sent by email to secretary.. However, a print copy of the application along with the copy of thesis must be submitted to the Secretary so that it may reach before the due dates.

The general guidelines and application form for Ph.D thesis awards are attached herewith for ready reference.

 2. “Prof. P.S.N. Sastry Award for Best M.Sc. Thesis in Agricultural Meteorology”            Download general guidelines and application form

“Prof. P.S.N. Sastry Award for Best M.Sc. Thesis in Agricultural Meteorology” is presented annually and is restricted to Indian students submitting their M.Sc. thesis in Agricultural Meteorology and its allied discipline in any recognized institute in India. The M.Sc. degree notification/approval by the university/ institute during academic calendar year (from 1st July of previous year to 30th June of the current year) are taken into consideration for the current year’s award.

The interested candidate may apply ONLINE in the prescribed format. The thesis may be sent by email to secretary. However, a print copy of the application along with the copy of thesis must be submitted to the Secretary so that it may reach before the due dates.

The general guidelines and application form for MSc thesis award are attached herewith for ready reference.

3. Nomination for the FELLOWS of Association of Agrometeorologists (FAAM)           Download application form and evaluation crteria

Association confers the Fellowships to deserving scientists for their significant contribution in the field of Agricultural Meteorology. The nominations are invited every year from the Life Members of the Association having at least Ten years of membership of the Association. The interested members must submit their application ONLINE in the prescribed format and upload the necessary documents. However, a print copy of the application along with the document must be submitted to Secretary through the proper channel so that it may reach before the due date. The Executive Committee may decide/recommend the nature of award to be given.

The application form and evaluation criteria for Fellow are attached herewith for ready reference.

4. Dr. S. Venkataraman Young Scientist Award           Download application form and evaluation crteria

“Dr. S. Venkataraman Young Scientist Award” is instituted to encourage/ motivate young Indians for high quality fundamental and applied research and education in the field of Agricultural Meteorology. The Life members of Association of age not completing 40 years as on 31st December of the year are eligible to apply for award.

The interested members may submit their application ONLINE in the prescribed format and upload the necessary documents. However, a print copy of the application along with the document must be submitted to Secretary through the proper channel so that it may reach before the due date.

The application form and evaluation criteria for Young scientist are attached herewith for ready reference.

5. Dr. S. Venkataraman Best Paper Award on Biotic and Abiotic Stress Management                 Download application form 

“Dr. S. Venkataraman Best Paper Award” is instituted to encourage/ motivate for high quality research in the field of Agricultural Meteorology. The paper published by an Indian in any Indian Journal that contributes to the “Mitigation of Abiotic and Biotic Stresses on Crop Production” in India are considered for this award. The paper published during last year (January to December) on above theme are considered for the award in current year.

Scientists interested to apply for consideration of award should submit their application in the prescribed form signed by all authors along with a copy of their publication. The applicant should be a Life member of Association.

The application form for Venkataraman best paper is attached herewith for ready reference.

6. Prof B V Ramana Rao Best Paper Award             Download application form  

“Prof B V Ramana Rao Best Paper Award” is instituted to encourage/ motivate for high quality research in the field of Agricultural Meteorology. The paper published in any scientific journal (national or international) by Indian authors working in National academic/research system in the field of Agricultural Meteorology will be considered for this award. The paper published during last year (January to December) on fundamental and applied research in agricultural meteorology are considered for the award in current year.

Scientists interested to apply for consideration of award should submit their application in the prescribed form signed by all authors along with a copy of their publication. The applicant should be a Life member of Association.

The application form for Ramanarao best paper is attached herewith for ready reference.

 

For further details, please contact at following address.

The Secretary 
Association of Agrometeorologists
Department of Agricultural Meteorology
Anand Agricultural University
Anand 388 110, Gujarat, India

Email: Secretary.aam@gmail.com