Kerala Sasthrapuraskaram

Kerala Sasthrapuraskaram is an award instituted by the Government of Kerala for honouring outstanding Scientists of Kerala origin working anywhere in the world. The Government of Kerala, through KSCSTE administers the award procedure. Lifetime research contributions and achievements in science will be considered for the award. Scientists can be nominated by Fellows of National Academies of Sciences, Vice Chancellors/Directors of scientific institutes and establishments and by Eminent Scientists of national/international repute. A High Power Selection Committee consisting of eminent Scientists representing leading Science and Technology Institutions and Academies in India will select the Awardee.

Application by nominations invited every November. Nominations will be submitted in the prescribed format when notified.

  • A Memento, citation and cash award of Rs.2 lakh will be presented to the awardee.
  • The Prestigious Award will be presented in a glamorous function by Hon’ble Chief Minister.
  • The Kerala Sasthrapuraskaram is to be given to a Scientist / Technologist working anywhere in the world, but of Kerala by birth who has made significant contribution in any branch of Science and Technology.
  • The Candidate must be an outstanding scientist, a good leader & organizer in S&T, a great institution builder in S&T, a national leader and role model in S&T and/ or a visionary in S&T.
  • There is no age limit for consideration of the Award.

Scientist-in-charge (Sasthrapuraskaram)
Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram - 695004
Tel: +91 471 2548250
E mail : sasthra.kscste@kerala.gov.in

  • Brochure
  • Nomination Proforma