Sl No Name of Award/Oration Pre-Requisites Procedure of selection & thereafter Award/Oration
1 Maj Gen SL BhatiaOration

1. To an Indian scientist of Indian eminence who has substantially contributed to the research and development in the field of Physiology/Pharmacology or allied sciences through outstanding works carried out primarily in India.

2. Life member of APPI.

3. Must have outstanding research work. Minimum 40 Publications in Indian journals (not the review articles).

4. Minimum 30 years experience in teaching (UG+PG) in Physiology and Pharmacology.

5. Setting up new facility or sub branch/ Sub-Speciality in Physiology/ Pharmacology in India.

6. No age bar.

7. The candidate should be nominated by an APPI member and the nomination should include Bio-data of nominee, justification for nomination by the nominator, List of references and consent of the nominee.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award applicant. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source, on application.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

2 Prof. Baldev Singh Oration

1. To an Indian scientist of Indian eminence who has substantially contributed to the research and development in the field of Neuro-Physiology/ Neuro-Sciences through outstanding works carried out primarily in India.

2. Life member of APPI.

3. Minimum 25 Publications in Indian/Foreign journals in the field of Neuro-Physiology & Neuro-Sciences.

4. Minimum 20 years experience in teaching (UG+PG) in Physiology and Pharmacology.

5. Work in India.

6. Same work should not be published/ presented for the other award.

7. No age bar.

8. The candidate should be nominated by an APPI member and the nomination should include Bio-data of nominee, justification for nomination by the nominator, List of references and consent of the nominee.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award Winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

3 Prof. R. C. Shukla Oration Award

1. Award for the best paper submitted in cardio-vascular physiology.

2. Life member of APPI.

3. The best paper in cardiovascular Physiology in India in last two years.

4. Minimum 10 years experience in teaching (UG+PG) in Physiology and Pharmacology

5. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

6. Application for the award should be based on original work conducted and where there are multiple authors, all other authors must nominate the proposed author for the award.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

4 ML Gupta Prize

1. To an Indian scientist/ Physiologist/Pharmacologist of Indian eminence who has substantially contributed in the field of medical education and technology with special reference to Physiology/ Pharmacology or allied sciences in India.

2. Life member of APPI.

3. Minimum 10 publications in Medical Education and Technology/ Development.

4. Should have organised at least 10 scientific events (workshops/ CMEs/National level conferences) as Org Sec/ Joint Sec and 20 such events at local level.

5. No age bar.

6. The candidate should be nominated by an APPI member and the nomination should include Bio-data of nominee, justification for nomination by the nominator, List of references and consent of the nominee.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

5 BK Anand Research

1. For the best paper submitted in Physiology.

2. Life member of APPI.

3. Less than 40 year’s age.

4. Last three years work in India only.

5. Research paper (Physiology) submitted/ published in any Jl in last 2 years.

6. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation. The applicant should enclose a certificate to this effect.

7. The Application for the award should be based on original work conducted preferably in India/Recently published/under publication/ Unpublished work. Where there are multiple authors,all other authors must nominate the proposed author for the award based on the major quantum of work done by the applicant.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

6 CL Malhotra Research

1. For the best paper submitted in Pharmacology.

2. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

3. Life member of APPI.

4. Less than 40 year’s age.

5. Last three years work in India only.

6. Research paper (Pharmacology) submitted/ published in any journal in last 2 years.

7. Application for the award should be based on original work conducted and where there are multiple authors, all other authors must nominate the proposed author for the award.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

7 Dev Raj Bajaj Research

1. For the best paper on the development of newer techniques/ instrumentation in Physiology/ pharmacology or allied sciences.

2. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

3. Life member of APPI.

4. Same work should not be published/ presented for the other award.

5. Last three years work in India only.

6. Research paper submitted/ published in any journal in last 2 years. Application for the award should be based on original work conducted and where there are multiple authors, all other authors must nominate the proposed author for the award.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

8 HH Loescheke Research

1. For the best paper on the development of newer techniques/ instrumentation in Respiratory Physiology.

2. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

3. Life member of APPI.

4. Techniques/ Instrumentation for the best paper submitted in respiratory Physiology.

5. Research work in last 3 yrs.

6. Same work should not be published/ presented for the other award.

7.Research paper submitted/ published in any journal in last 2 years. Application for the award should be based on original work conducted and where there are multiple authors, all other authors must nominate the proposed author for the award.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c.Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

9 AV Tilak Parvathi Devi

1. For the best paper in Endocrinology/

2. Neuro-endocrinology.

3. Life member of APPI.

4. For the best paper submitted in endocrinology/ Neuro-endocrinology in last two years.

5. Same work should not be published / presented for the other award.

6. Last three years work in India only.

7. Research paper submitted/ published in any journal in last 2 years.

8. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

9. Application for the award should be based on original work conducted and where there are multiple authors, all other authors must nominate the proposed author for the award.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

10 Sushila Thaker Prakriti Mandir

1. For the best paper on the research in the field of Natural Health, Naturopathy and Yoga.

2. Life member of APPI.

3. Research investigation in the field of Natural Health, Naturopathy and yoga only in India..

4. Same work should not be published/ presented for the other award.

5. Last three years work in India only.

6. Research paper submitted/ published in any journal in last 2 years.

7. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

8. Application for the award should be based on original work conducted and where there are multiple authors, all other authors must nominate the proposed author for the award.

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

11 Prof. K. P. Puthuraya

Best Teacher in Physiology.

1. Life member of APPI.

2. Interested teacher of physiology to send their consent letter with his/her professional profile as a teacher and duly proposed and seconded by two life members of APPI. The profile to include educational qualification, UG/PG teaching exp (Yrs), no of thesis/dissertations guided, examiner ship, awards/orations and honours recd, no of papers published in International and national JLs, Workshops/ seminars/ conferences attended at national/international level.

3. Min of 15 yrs teaching experience in Physiology.

4. Min 10 yr PG examinership.

5. Min of 10 thesis/ dissertations/ Ph D students guided.

6. Min 20 papers published (National/ international journals).

7. Min 10 National/ international conf attended

8. The candidate should be nominated by an APPI member and the nomination should include Bio-data of nominee, justification for nomination by the nominator, List of references (at least 9 students who can be contacted).

A. The nomination to be submitted to the GS in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection/ recommendation by panel of judges (Sr Scientists/Professors with outstanding academic records & Experience in Physiology/ Pharmacology) appointed by Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges and the decision of Gen Sec will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on first or second day.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

12 Prof. GK Pal

1. For best paper published in IJPP

2. Life member of APPI.

3. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

4. The research paper should have been published in the four issues (prior to this announcement) of IJPP and the paper should not have received any APPI award in the previous years.

5. Min of 5 yrs teaching experience in Physiology.

6. Min 5 papers published (National/ international journals).

7. Min 5 National/ international conf attended.

8. In case of multiple author applicant paper, the applicant for this award must produce an undertaking from all co-authors duly signed that they have no objection for the concerned author applying for the award.

A. The paper to be submitted to the Org Sec in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection will be by panel of judges appointed by the Gen Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges and the decision of the Gen Sec will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on Ist or 2nd day of APPICON.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

13 Best Branch To The best branch/ local chapter.

1. Application to Gen. Secretary.

2. Info through Branch Secretary: Numbers of members (life/annual),no of scientific meets, guest lectures, symposia, workshops, CMEs, research papers presented/ published by members, conference attended by members, honours & awards received by members.

A. Based upon the activities done round the year. The gen sec with his panel of judges to finalise the best branch.

a. The rep on behalf of local chapter/ branch will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. The award to be received in the same year.

c. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference.

14 APPICON Life Time Achievement

1. Life member of APPI.

2. To an eminent Physiologist/ Pharmacologist of India.

3. Will be given after superannuation.

4. Age >65yrs

5. No application & only nomination from panel.

6. Ex committee to decide.

A. All achievements, credentials, awards/orations/honours, member of past and present scientific bodies, research publications to be assessed by the GS and his panel of Judges.

B. The contribution to the APPI and IJPP is to be counted the most.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA to be offered by the Org. Sec. of the APPICON.

c. Award to be received in person during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

15 R Srinivasan Best PG paper Physio/pharma).

1. Candidate should be a life member.

2. Pursuing post-graduation training (1-3 yr).

3. Org Sec with three referees to judge the best paper presentation during APPICON.

4. Registration is must.

5. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

A. The paper to be submitted to the Org Sec in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection will be by panel of judges appointed by the Org Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on 2nd or 3rd day of APPICON.

D. The award winner has to register as delegate.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

16 Harish Gupta Best UG Paper

1. Candidate (UG students) should have enrolled at least as an Annual Member of APPI.

2. No expenses will be borne by APPI for presentation, travel & stay.

3. Registration is must.

4. The applicant shouldn’t have received any prize/award for the same work in the past from any organisation.

A. The paper to be submitted to the Org Sec in soft and hard copy before the prescribed date.

B. Selection will be by panel of judges appointed by the Org Sec. The judges will not be from the same institution as of the award winner. Overall consensus of the judges will be final.

C. Separate session during APPICON by Org Sec on 2nd or 3rd day of APPICON.

a. The award winner will be presented a memento and a certificate form APPI.

b. No TA/DA from APPI. However, local hospitality TA/DA may be offered by the Org. Sec. of the conference. Subsistence allowance from APPI may be offered provided award winner is not getting any financial assistance from any other source.

c. Award to be received in person after delivery of oration during the APPICON of same year. It may be received next year if unavoidable due to extreme prior commitments.

General information relegated to awards and orations
(i) All the nominations/applications for various awards, orations and prizes should be submitted to Gen Sec of APPI before the due date which is intimated by Gen Sec APPI.
(ii) Only one award during the conference: APPI life member to apply for one award only during an APPICON.
(iii) Office bearers will not be allowed to contest for any orations/awards.
(iv) The decision of General Secretary will be final for all the awards based upon the recommendation of panel of judges across India except R. Srinivasan & Harish Gupta Award which will be assessed by Org. Sec. and his panel of judges.