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AWARD AND HONOURS

The Association of Hydrologists of India annually confers the following Awards and Honours in recognition of excellence and contributions in the field of Hydrological Sciences.

  1. NGRI-AHI Indian National Hydrology Lecture Award
  2. NGRI-AHI-Life Time Achievement Award in Hydrology
  3. NGRI-AHI-Young Hydrologist Award
  4. AHI-Dr. S.C. Puranik
  5. AHI-Phani Kishore Award

NGRI-AHI Indian National Hydrology Lecture Award

The National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR-NGRI) and Association of Hydrologist of India (AHI) have jointly instituted "NGRI-AHI Indian National Hydrology Lecture Award" in 2010. The award is conferred on eminent Hydrologists who have contributed significantly to the advancement of Hydrological Sciences in India.

  • The Lecture award will be annually awarded to an eminent national /international hydrologist who has made an outstanding contribution to hydrology with special focus on India.
  • The contributions should have significant national and international impact.
  • Candidates who have made significant contributions in academic and R & D lines with a balanced approach to both theoretical and field research will have and added advantage.
  • The nominations can be made by Institutions, Organisations and Reputed Scientists.
  • The Award will carry a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/- and a brief citation.
  • The Awardee will be requested to deliver a Lecture at a scientific meeting organised by CSIR-NGRI / AHI in India.
  • Wherever necessary the Award winner will be provided travel expenses and local hospitality limiting such expenditure up to a maximum of Rs. 10,000/-

Recipients:

2014 Award

Prof. Shakeel Ahmed, Chief Scientist, CSIR-NGRI, Team Leader (India), Indo-French Centre for Groundwater Research Professor, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), Uppal Road, Hyderabad - 500 007

2013 Award:

Prof. Pradeep P. Mujumdar, KSIIDC Chair Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012, India

2012 Award:

Dr.S.K.Gupta,Emeritus Scientist,Physical Research Laboratory,Ahmedabad- 380009

2011 Award:

Prof. V.C. Kulandaiswamy, Formeer Vice-Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai - 600 025.


NGRI-AHI Lifetime Achievement Award in Hydrology

In addition to the above, the NGRI-AHI Lifetime Achievement Award was also instituted in 2012

  • The NGRI-AHI Life Time Achievement Award in Hydrology will be awarded annually to an eminent national / international hydrologists who made significant contributions to promote hydrological sciences.
  • The contributions should have a significant impact at national / international levels.
  • The nominations can be made by Institutions, Organizations and Reputed Scientists.
  • The Award will carry a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/- and a brief citation and a plaque.
  • Wherever necessary the Award winner will be provided travel expenses and local hospitality limiting such expenditure up to a maximum of Rs. 10,000/-

Recipients:

2014 Award:

Dr JR Sharma, Brahm Prakesh Professor, National Remote Sensing Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation , Department of Space, Govt. of India, RC - West, Cazri Campus Jodhpur-342008 (India).

Anny Cazenave, Laboratorie d`Etudes en Geophysique et Oceanographie Spatiales (LEGOS), Centre National d`Etudes Spatiales, 18 Avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse Cedex 4 - France.

2013 Award:

Dr. Pierre Jean Yves Hubert, UMR Sisyphe, University Pierre et Marie, Case 105, 4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France,

2012 Award:

Dr.O.N.Dhar, Retired Assistant Director, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology,Pune.

NGRI-AHI-Young Hydrologist Award

The NGRI-AHI-Young Hydrologist Award in Hydrology was instituted in 2013.

  • The NGRI-AHI Young Hydrologist Award will be awarded annually to a promising scientist who made significant research and innovative contributions to Hydrological sciences with a special reference and scope to Indian Hydrological science.
  • The candidate should not have completed the age of 40 years as on 31st December, 2016
  • The contributions should have a significant impact at national / international levels.
  • The nominations can be made by Institutions, Organizations and Reputed Scientists.
  • The Award will carry a token cash prize of Rs. 25,000/- and a brief citation.
  • The Awardee will be requested to deliver a Lecture at a scientific meeting organized by CSIR-NGRI / AHI.
  • Wherever necessary the Award winner will be provided travel expenses and local hospitality limiting such expenditure up to a maximum of Rs. 5,000/-

Recipients:

2014 Award:

None found suitable

2013 Award:

Dr. Surinaidu Lagudu, Senior Technical officer, CSIR - NGRI Uppal Road Hyderabad

Applications are invited for the following Awards:

  • NGRI-AHI Indian National Hydrology Lecture Award, 2015-16
  • NGRI-AHI Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015-16
  • NGRI-AHI-Young Hydrologist Award, 2015-16

The candidates aspiring for the above three awards may send their nominations containing the details of academic profile, research publications, awards and honours, significant contributions, communication details of the nominee supported by pertinent documents as attachment may be mailed on or before 30th April, 2018 to

The Director

CSIR National Geophysical Research Institute(CSIR-NGRI)

Uppal Road, Hyderabad - 500 007

e-mail: director@ngri.res.in


The Secretary

Association of Hydrologists of India

Dept. of Geophysics

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam - 530 003

e-mail: ahivizag@gmail.com


AHI-Dr. S.C. Puranik

AHI-Dr. S.C. Puranik Best Presentation Award is given to the best paper presented at the annual seminar organized by the AHI. This carries a certificate and a token cash prize.

Recipients

2016 Award: S. Parimala Renganayaki, School of Civil and Chemical Engineering, VIT University, Vellore 632014.

2015 Award: A. Swathi Lakshmi, Research Scholar, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001

2012 Award: Shared by the following two
1. Ms P. Nalini, II M.Sc. Hydrology, Dept. of Geophysics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
2. Ms S. Suhatha Rahima, Research Scholar, Gandhigram Rural Institute - Deemed University, Gandhigram, Dindigul District

2011 Award: Ms.S.Sreepriya,Research Scholar,Dept. of Geology,University of Kerala,Kariavattom,Kerala

2009 Award: Ms.V.Vara Lakshmi,Research Scholar,Centre for Water Resources,IST, JNT University,Kukatpally,Hyderabad

2007 Award: Ms.V.Vara Lakshmi,Research Scholar,Centre for Water Resources,IST, JNT University,Kukatpally,Hyderabad

AHI-Phani Kishore Award

Recipients

2016 Award: S. Sonkamble, Indo-French Centre for Groundwater Research, CSIR - NGRI, Uppal Road, Hyderabad.

AHI - Phani Kishore Award is given to the best research work in Hydrology. Carries a cash award of Rs. 10,000/- along with a certificate and a plaque.

2015 Award: Dr. C. Prabhakar Reddy, Nizam´s Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad

2012 Award: Dr. K. Srinivasamoorthy, Dept. of Earth Sciences,Pondicherry University, Pondicherry


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