New Delhi: The Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, No. 61-65, Institutional Area, Opp. ‘D’ Block, Janakpuri here has invited nominations for 2017-18 for the various awards instituted by it.

AYUSH Award Scheme includes (i) Best Research Paper Award (ii) Young Scientist Award (iii) Life Time Achievement Award and (iv) Best Teacher Award.

Best Research Paper Award: The award is given to the scientists and researchers working in any institution in the country or abroad for original and outstanding research contributions made primarily in the field of Unani in clinical, literary and drug research separately. The nominations may be supported by the original research work done for the greater good of the humanity with contribution to the Unani field in clinical, literary and drug research separately. The original research work submitted by the nominee should not have been presented for any similar award elsewhere.

In case of a joint research work, the applicant for award shall furnish a No Objection Certificate from other contributors for application. If NOC is not available then the affidavit may be submitted by the applicant indicating the same.

The original research work should only be of during last three calendar years from the year of award.

The award comprises a certificate, a cash award of Rs 50,000 and a memento or plaque. The award certificate shall indicate the title of research paper along with all names of contributors, if any, in the same sequence as given in the paper.

Young Scientist Award: The award is to be given to scientists and researchers working in any institution in the country and abroad for original and outstanding research contribution(s) made primarily in the field of Unani in clinical, literary, and drug research separately. The nominations may be supported by the original research work done for the greater good of the humanity with contribution to the Unani field. iii. The original research work submitted by the nominee should not have been presented for any similar award elsewhere.

Upper age limit for the award will be 45 years as on 31st July 2017.

A certificate shall be furnished from the organisation where the applicant scientist works regarding his employment.

The Award comprises a certificate, a cash award of Rs 1 lakh and a memento or plaque.

Life Time Achievement Award: The purpose of the award is to give recognition to individuals whose life time work has contributed significantly for enhancing Unani knowledge and practices. The award is to be given to the best practitioner, best researcher and best academician separately in the field of Unani for contributing a great deal of service to the nation in different spheres of activities in Unani. The nominations may be supported by a bio data along with statement of work, achievement, accomplishment or performance on which the claim to the award is based and aslo showing the details of publications, if any.

The award comprises a certificate, a cash award of Rs 2 lakh and a memento/plaque.

Best Teacher Award: The purpose of the award is to give recognition to the eminent teachers who have contributed significantly for enhancing Unani knowledge and practices. The award is to be given to the best teacher in the field of Unani for contributing a great deal of service to the nation in different spheres of activities in Unani. The nominations may be supported by a bio data along with statement of work, achievement, accomplishment or performance on which the claim to the award is based and details of publications.

The Award comprises a certificate, a cash award of Rs 2,00,000/- and a memento/plaque.

General Conditions: The nominee should be referred by at least 3 authorities including Head of any Unani research organization/ Unani PG Institution/ Director Unani/AYUSH of State/Central Government/ UT Administration.

The Nominees should not be related either by blood, marriage or adoption to the person making the nomination provided that such a person has not played any direct part in the nominee’s work.

Applications: Separate Nominations are to be made for each award, in the prescribed Proforma which may be downloaded from www.ccrum.res.in or obtained from Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), 61-65, Institutional Area, Opp. ‘D’ Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi- 110058.

Nominations addressed to ‘Director General, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), 61-65, Institutional Area, Opp. ‘D’ Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi- 110058’, should be sent as per the prescribed proforma (original + five copies) to reach there, latest by 15th December 2017. A CD/DVD/USB flash drive is also required containing digital photograph (in JPEG format), duly filled proforma and significant publications (in PDF format) of the nominee. The application should be sent in an envelope super scribed ‘Application/ Nomination for …………………..(as applicable)’, by registered / speed post. In case of nominee from abroad, the form should be forwarded through Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India fulfilling all the requirements as per guidelines for foreign nominations.

For more details, visit http://ccrum.res.in/

RK