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Result of AWSAR Award 2018

Department of Science and Technology (DST) had received overwhelming response under AWSAR programme and would like to thank all the participants for submitting their research story for AWSAR Awards. After the series of evaluation process, DST had selected 3 Best Popular Science Stories for the Award of ₹1,00,000/- ₹50,000/- and ₹25,000/- (First, Second and Third respectively) under PhD Category and One Outstanding story under Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) Category for ₹1,00,000/. Hundred Best Popular Science Stories under PhD Category and 20 under Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) Category were also selected for prize of ₹10,000/- along with Certificate of Appreciation. DST is happy to announce the result of all the Awardees and the list is placed below. Congratulations!.

Please note that it has been decided that ONLY author of outstanding article from PDF Category & authors of top three stories (1st, 2nd & 3rd) from Ph.D. Category will be invited to attend the AWSAR Award felicitation ceremony to be held on National Science Day (28 February 2019).

AWSAR Awardees (Ph.D. category)

Sl. No.Reference No.Author Name Award CategoryInstitute Details
1.AW/2018/1956Ashish SrivastavaFIRSTAnjuman-I-Islam’s Kalsekar Technical Campus, School of Engineering and Technology, Mumbai
2.AW/2018/3570Ajay KumarSECONDIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
3.AW/2018/2992Nabanita ChakrabortyTHIRDVidyasagar University, West Bengal
Sl. No.Reference No.Author Name Institute Details
1.AW/2018/2335Suresh BandiVisvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
2.AW/2018/3039Aparna J SIndian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
3.AW/2018/1981Vikram ThakurPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
4.AW/2018/2024Tanushree AgarwalUniversity of Calcutta, West Bengal
5.AW/2018/2691Astha TyagiIndian Institute of Technology , Mumbai
6.AW/2018/2671Divya DivkaranHomi Bhabha National Institute, BARC, Mumbai
7.AW/2018/2180Payal GuptaUniversity of Calcutta, Kolkata
8.AW/2018/3198Joseph Jose ThottacherryTata Institute for Fundamental Research, Karnataka
9.AW/2018/3453Pinky Moni BhuyanDibrugarh University, Dibrigarh
10.AW/2018/2980Abhishek AlbertMadurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
11.AW/2018/3355Ankit GoyalMalaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
12.AW/2018/4082Yoghitha RamamoorthiIndian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
13.AW/2018/2758Manobala TAnna University, Chennai
14.AW/2018/3232Eira ChoudharySymbiosis International, Pune
15.AW/2018/3058Navjot KaurIndian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
16.AW/2018/282Aditya Bidhan Chandra Krishi Visva Vidyalaya, West Bengal
17.AW/2018/1117Piyush GargJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Karnataka
18.AW/2018/1468Mahadevi NagralliDr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu
19.AW/2018/2001Nikita ZachariahIndian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
20.AW/2018/2274Prasanna Karthik VairamIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
21.AW/2018/2389Ajinkya SirsatIndian Institute of Technology, Punjab
22.AW/2018/666Antara DasguptaIndian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
23.AW/2018/3593Bipasha BhattacharjeeCSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur
24.AW/2018/1176Nithya SubramaniamIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
25.AW/2018/1229Abhishek VatsSir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
26.AW/2018/1733Divyashree ArvindBMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru
27.AW/2018/3060Sayani SarkarBose Institute, Kolkata
28.AW/2018/651Seema PrasadUniversity of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
29.AW/2018/2523Preethi RaviTata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bengaluru
30.AW/2018/662Biswajit SahooIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
31.AW/2018/2100Anjali RajJSS College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru
32.AW/2018/2927Neetha Nirupam JathannaN.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, NITTE, Karnataka
33.AW/2018/3056Jastej SinghSant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology, Punjab
34.AW/2018/4071Sneha MondalSiksha Bhavana, West Bengal
35.AW/2018/345GunjanVermaIndian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
36.AW/2018/1800Panini SingamIndian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru
37.AW/2018/2305Yoganand KnrIndian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
38.AW/2018/3697Archana NatarajanNational Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bengaluru
39.AW/2018/124Aarti KumariAcademy of Scientific & Innovative Research, CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur
40.AW/2018/322Swati GuptaDefence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences-DRDO, Delhi
41.AW/2018/2003Harini GundaIndian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
42.AW/2018/2601Ajoy AloysiusNational Centre for Biological Sciences-TIFR, Bengaluru
43.AW/2018/482Tirthankar GhosalIndian Institute of Technology, Patna
44.AW/2018/2828Soumita BoralIndian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
45.AW/2018/4102Dibya Jyoti SahaIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
46.AW/2018/1928Ishani ChakrabarttyIndian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
47.AW/2018/1993Manjula ThorainelloreSri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Andhra Pradesh
48.AW/2018/2027Sourav SenguptaIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
49.AW/2018/2151Abhirup GhoshInternational Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru
50.AW/2018/3395Gargi MitraIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
51.AW/2018/201Mudit KapoorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
52.AW/2018/1432Pooranachithra MAlagappa University, Chennai
53.AW/2018/3369NamrataVarkekarCSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Bengaluru
54.AW/2018/3423Aditya P. RathoreCSIR- Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute , Gujarat
55.AW/2018/3427Jyothi RIndian Institute of Technology, Delhi
56.AW/2018/3675Ankita DesaiMaliba Pharmacy College, Surat
57.AW/2018/203Balajii MuthusamyPSG College of Technology, Tamil Nadu
58.AW/2018/1093Sayantan DasUniversity of Mysore, Bengaluru
59.AW/2018/2150Kavita MitkariPunjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
60.AW/2018/2191DhanashreeCSIR - Central Food Technological Research Institute, Bengaluru
61.AW/2018/2700Sumit BawariTata Institute of Fundamental Research, Hyderabad
62.AW/2018/3341Surojit RanooIndira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai
63.AW/2018/3409Jayesh PhadtareIndian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
64.AW/2018/3712Pravat Utpal AcharjeeBidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur
65.AW/2018/3978Smita NaikGoa University, Goa
66.AW/2018/220Sudhir SindagiIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
67.AW/2018/1497Namrata DharDepartment of Physics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata
68.AW/2018/2143Arun K MSree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Kerala
69.AW/2018/2625Rujuta ParlikarNational Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru
70.AW/2018/2730Bholanath PakhiraIndian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, West Bengal
71.AW/2018/3036Reema MitraChandigarh University, Chandigarh
72.AW/2018/3104Mouboni DuttaUniversity of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
73.AW/2018/3171Sourabh SoniCSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur
74.AW/2018/3434Bhavyasree R KTamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tamil Nadu
75.AW/2018/3750Sobiya ZafarJamia Hamdard, Delhi
76.AW/2018/3343Minal Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research, Delhi
77.AW/2018/909Sreyajit SahaBirla Institute of Technology, Jharkhand
78.AW/2018/1563Arunvinthan SSastra Deemed To Be University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
79.AW/2018/1667Arka GhoshIndian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
80.AW/2018/2239Ramya Sri MullapudiIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
81.AW/2018/2822Priyanka JahagirdarInstitute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
82.AW/2018/3504Anusree SahaUniversity of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
83.AW/2018/3680Meenaxi SharmaIndian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
84.AW/2018/386Jaspreet SinghSant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab
85.AW/2018/786Krishnaroop ChaudhuriCSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
86.AW/2018/896Aranganathan Lakshmi NarayananSathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
87.AW/2018/1699Nabeel KJSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Bengaluru
88.AW/2018/2148Namshad ThekkethilIndian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
89.AW/2018/2162Kumud MadanDepartment of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rohtak
90.AW/2018/2576Nidhi GuptaAll India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi
91.AW/2018/3535Jis SebastianSaraswathi Narayanan College, Madurai
92.AW/2018/3746Urmila JagtapCSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi
93.AW/2018/401Swati KumariAmity University, ICAR-Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Lucknow
94.AW/2018/557Awanish PandeyIndian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
95.AW/2018/1650Neenu JacobPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
96.AW/2018/1751Tanushree ParsaiIndian Institute of Technology, Delhi
97.AW/2018/2128Omkar PowarIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
98.AW/2018/3449Chitra NairBits Pilani Goa Campus, Goa
99.AW/2018/3480Nishtha AgrawalK Banerjee Centre for Atmospheric and Ocean Studies, IIDS, Allahabad
100.AW/2018/563Prasit Kumar DuttaIndian Institute of Technology, Mumbai

AWSAR Awardees (PDF category)

Sl. No.Reference No.Author Name Award CategoryInstitute Details
1.AW/2018/1829Dr. Paulomi SanghaviOUTSTANDINGTata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Sl. No.Reference No.Author Name Institute Details
1.AW/2018/1929Dr. Sreedevi PadmanabhanJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
2.AW/2018/3631 Dr. Sujata PramanikDibrugarh University, Dibrugarh
3.AW/2018/3030 Dr. Manvi SharmaAshoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore
4.AW/2018/3927 Dr. Suchibrata BorahIndian Institute of Technology, Bombay
5.AW/2018/1285 Dr. Dhananjay ChaturvediTata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore
6.AW/2018/2685 Dr. Ulfat BaigIndian Institute of Science Education & Research, Pune
7.AW/2018/2968 Dr. Swati VermaNational Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi
8.AW/2018/1316 Dr. Pavithra RajagopalanInstitute of Bioinformatics, Bangalore
9.AW/2018/459 Dr. Shiny K SInstitute Of Wood Science And Technology, Bangalore
10.AW/2018/1392 Dr. Shaunak ChakrabortyIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore
11.AW/2018/3905 Dr. Anu RenjithIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore
12.AW/2018/1641 Dr. Ummer ZargarCentral University of Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir
13.AW/2018/3923 Dr. Megha MathurIndian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
14.AW/2018/1899 Dr. Naveen Kumar Venkata GundalaNational Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Guwahati
15.AW/2018/2517 Dr. Neha SinghUniversity of Delhi, New Delhi
16.AW/2018/1711 Dr. Adhish WalvekarInstitute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore
17.AW/2018/3795 Dr. Joyshree ChanamNational Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, Bangalore
18.AW/2018/3634 Dr. Shuvasree SarkarVisva Bharati University, Kolkata
19.AW/2018/2092 Dr. Nuzhat AhsanInstitute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneshwar
20.AW/2018/2502 Dr. Swati BhomiaSpace Applications Centre, ISRO-Ahmedabad