Research & Development

Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Award

With a view to promote and encourage research and developmental activities in the areas of Industry, Energy, Environment, Biotechnology and Information Technology and thereby accelerate the process of sustainable growth and development of the State, Gujarat Council on Science & Technology (GUJCOST), working under the aegis of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of Gujarat has instituted the prestigious "Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Award” for eminent scientists in above five fields in 1995-96.

Every year, scientists from the Industry, Energy, Environment, Biotechnology and Information Technology field are awarded Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Award. The award carries Rs. 1.00 lakh cash prize, a memento and a citation for each of the above fields.

A scientist or a group of scientists who have developed a new product, processes, technology or devices for practical use through their original or innovative research work or invention will be considered for the award.

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