New Delhi: In order to encourage young scientists, Rachapudi Kamakshi Memorial Gold Medal for ‘Young Geospatial Scientist™’ has been instituted by Rachapudi Kamakshi Memorial Trust. The award consists of a Gold Medal, Certificate of Merit and a Citation Plaque which will be presented to the selected young researcher during the Geosmart 2019, 11-13 February 2019 at Hotel Pullman, New Delhi.
The basic criteria for the award will be the research work carried out in the field of geospatial science and technologies with innovativeness and appropriate use of scientific methodology, backed with quality write-up, social relevance and commercial acceptability of the idea and the adequate usage of geospatial technology.
While in selection process, an eminent panel of jury will evaluate the nominations and interact with the nominees if required, before selecting the awardee.
Nominations are invited from scientists who are engaged in research work in any of the areas related to Geospatial Information Science and Technology and is not more than 35 years of age.