Indian Phytopathological Society 

New Delhi


A.P. Misra Lifetime Achievement Award - Guidelines

Nature of the Award

Dr. A.P. Misra “Life Time Achievement” award

Donor of the Award

Late Dr. A.P. Misra, 4/1081 Vikas Nagar, Lucknow – 226020, Uttar Pradesh

Value of the Award

A Citation for outstanding research, teaching, technology, applications and leadership in Plant Pathology

Periodicity of the Award

The Award shall be made annually

Purpose of the Award

  • To create incentive for research workers in the field of plant pathology to contain losses caused by the plant diseases

  • 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 (above the  age of 55 years) 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 award shall be made at the Annual Meeting of the Society and one page profile of the awardee shall be printed in the journal (N: 4 of the issue)