02-12-2015, 05:05 PM
President Pranab Mukherjee will present the awards to visit the universities of Central University in the categories of Best ',' innovation 'and' Research 'for 2015 at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 4, 2015.
Visitor Award for "Best University 'awarded to University of Hyderabad.
This function will coincide with the third Conference of Vice Chancellors of Central Universities scheduled to be held from February 4-5, 2015.
Visitor Innovation 'award Prof. Vijay K. Chaudhary and Dr. Amita Gupta of Delhi University have invented 'confirmed TB', a rapid diagnostic test for tuberculosis.
Award of visitors to the 'Search' will be delivered to cosmology and astrophysics research group Centre for Theoretical Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia path breaking research conducted in the field of astrophysics and cosmology.
The "best university may receive a citation and trophy winners while visitors Innovation 'and' Research 'will receive a citation and cash prize of Rs. One lakh.
The President announced institution of these awards Vice Chancellors conference last year with the aim of promoting healthy competition between universities Central and motivate them to adopt best practices from around the world.
To select the winners, online applications were invited from all Central Universities for each category. A selection committee consisting of ignoring Paul, Secretary of the President as Chairman and Secretary, Department of Higher Education, MHRD; Secretary, Department of Science and Technology; Chairman, UGC; President and Vice Presidents of the National Innovation Foundation; Director General, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and IIT Delhi Director as members discussed the winners.