34th DBT Foundation Day Celebrated
4th Mar, 2020
Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, celebrated its 34th Foundation Day on 26th Feb, 2020at theNational Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi.
- Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, celebrated its 34th Foundation Day on 26th Feb, 2020at theNational Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi.
- The Minister for S&T, Earth Sciences and MoH&FW, Dr. Harsh Vardhan will be the Chief Guest and give away the awards.
- Department since its inception has instituted various awards to encourage and recognize the contribution of scientistsworking in various research institutes, universities, scientific organizations, national laboratories, etc at different levels across the country.
- Various awards instituted by DBT are now considered under an overarching umbrella as DBT BRITE Awards [Biotechnology Research Innovation and Technology Excellence Awards].
- DBT BRITE Awards constitutes the following awards hosted by DBT:
- HarGobind Khorana-Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award
- Ramachandran-National Bioscience Award for Career Development
- JanakiAmmal National Women Bioscientist Award
- Tata Innovative Fellowship Award
- Biotechnology Social Development Award
- The Minister announced launching of “M K Bhan Young Investigators’ Research Award” in Prof. Bhan’s memory by DBT to promote young investigators working in challenging areas of research.