This award was instituted in 1991 to motivate high quality fundamental and applied research amongst Ph.D. scholars in India in the field of Agronomy. This is an annual award open to all Indian students in the field of Agronomy. Only those theses are considered for this Award for which final viva-voce is completed by 31st December of the year for which the award is applied. The award carries a citation and cash prize of Rs.10,000/-.
Research workers in the field of Agronomy interested to apply for this Award are required to send their applications through proper channel along with a copy of thesis submitted by them for their Ph.D. degree in Agronomy, together with 6 copies of synopsis, highlighting the significance of research. The nomination should be accompanied by a certificate from the concerned Head of the Department that the research work of the candidate has been a significant factor in obtaining the data presented in the thesis leading to the conferment of Ph.D. degree in Agronomy.
All the nominations together with appropriate certificates should be sent to Secretary, Indian Society of Agronomy through the concerned Head of Department by the notified date to be announced while inviting nominations.
All the theses submitted would be judged by a panel of judges appointed by Executive committee. The Executive Committee, whose decision is final, shall approve the report of the judges. The candidate whose work is judged to be the best will be awarded a citation and Rs.10,000/- as cash at the General Body Meeting of the Society. The recipient of the award is expected to deliver an illustrated talk based on his significant research work submitted for the award.
TA/DA as admissible shall be paid to recipient of the award for his journey from his place of work to the place where biennial meeting is being held, in the case the recipient fails to get the same from his organization.
Recipients of ISA Best Ph.D. Thesis Award
|2020||South Dr Sadashivanagowda S.N.O.
West Dr. Manohar Lal
Central Dr. G Jaya Prathiksha
|2019||North Dr. Dinesh Jinger
South Dr. Sunil Kumar S.
East Dr. Ipsita Kar
West Dr Rameti Jangir
Central Dr. Abhinav Kumar
|2018||North Dr. Sunil Kumar Dubey
East Dr. Dibakar Ghosh
West Dr. Hanuman Sopanrao Garud
Central Dr. Vishal Tyagi
|2017||North Dr. Raghavendra Madar
South Dr. Hanamant M. Halli
East Dr. Koilakonda Ashok Kumar
Central Dr. Hanuman Prasad Verma
North Dr. Pravin Kumar Upadhyay
|2016||Dr Chaitanya Prasad Nath
Dr Buta Singh Dhillon
|2015||Dr Mukesh Choudhary
Dr P.C. Ghasal
|2014||Dr Amarpreet Singh|
|2013||Dr Ashaq Hussain
|2012||Dr T. Kiran Kumar
|2011||Dr V. Karunakaran
|2010||Dr. Vijay Pooniya
|2009||Dr. C.P. Chandrasekara
|2008||Dr. G.S. Yadahalli
|2007||Dr. H.M. Jayadeva
|2006||Dr. U.K. Shanwad
|2004||Dr. Rajendra Lakpale
|2003||Dr Esther Shekinah
|1991-92||Dr. P. Rajendran|
Recipients of ISA Best M.Sc. Thesis Award
|2020||North Mr. Biswajit Rana
South Ms. B. Soujanya
East Mr. Suman Samui
Central Mr. Tony Manoj Kumar Nandipamu
|2019||North Mr. Kirttiranjan Baral
South Mr. Basavaraj Biradar
East Ms. Shilpi Bera
Central Ms. Sripriya Das
|2018||North Mr. Biswaranjan Behera
South Mr. Santosh Nagappa Ningoji
East Mr. Bishal Mukherjee
|2017||North Dr M.N. Harish
South Mr. Manoj K.N.
East Ms. Ayesha Fatima
West Dr. Sachin Onte
|2016||Ms. Anita Kumawat
|2015||Dr Malu Ram Yadav
Ms. Rekha Ratnoo
|2014||Sh. Vijay Kumar|
|2013||Sh. Sudhir Kumar Rajpoot|