Life Time Contribution Award in Engineering

1. Purpose of the Award
To recognise life time contribution in engineering made by eminent persons to any branch of engineering within the purview of the Academy.

2. Eligibility

Any citizen of India who is not a Member of INAE Council during the year of the Award.

3. Criteria

An eminent Indian citizen who has made outstanding contributions in the field of engineering/ engineering research/ engineering education/ technology/ engineering management which have brought prestige to the nation. The contributions may be in any discipline of engineering involving engineering projects which have been successfully executed and have been regarded as landmarks of technological development of the country.

4. Number of Awards

Upto two Awards in a year. The Academy reserves the right not to recommend an award in any year.

5. Nominations

Nominations will be invited from INAE Fellows by the second week of April each year. The nominations may be sent on plain paper with a brief statement of outstanding and distinguished contributions of the nominee. Self nomination of a person shall not be considered. Nominations shall remain valid for three years and renominations shall be accepted.

6. Last date of Nomination

The date of receipt of nominations is 15th day of May each year.

7. Selection for the Award

The Selection Committee under the Chairmanship of President with three Vice-Presidents as members will recommend two nominees for conferment of the subject Award to the Governing Council.

8. Value of the Award

The award shall consist of Rs.5 lakhs in cash and a citation

9. Presentation of the Award
The awardees will be requested to deliver a public lecture on an appropriate subject of their choice in any field of Engineering/Engineering Research/ Engineering Education/ Technology/ Engineering Management at the Academy Annual Convention. The text of the Award Lectures will be published in the Annals of INAE.

Life Time Contribution Award in Engineering
Proforma for Nomination

1. Name of the nominee :

2. Date of birth of the nominee :

3. Contact address of the nominee giving telephone, fax, e-mail, etc.:

4. Engineering Discipline :

5. Field of specialization of the nominee :

6. Awards and Honours :

7. Fellowships / Memberships :

8. Brief statement of the distinguished achievements and contributions of the nominee :





Mr Azim Premji

Mr Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited was responsible for guiding Wipro through four decades of diversification and growth to finally emerge as one of the global leaders in the software industry. He is informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. In 2001, he founded Azim Premji Foundation, a non-profit organisation, with a vision to significantly contribute to achieving quality universal education that facilitates a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society.


Prof TK Ghose

Prof TK Ghose, formerly Founder Chair of Department of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, IIT Delhi is a pioneer academician in creating awareness of the discipline of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology in the Country. His contributions enabled Govt. of India to create the DBT under HRD Ministry for further progress of this field.

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