The AVRA Technology Award – 2021 was presented to Dr Krishna M Ella, Chairman, Bharat Biotech, at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad. Bharat Biotech (in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) - National Institute of Virology) produced India’s indigenous vaccine, Covaxin.
About the Award
Some of the earlier award recipients include Prof. Sandeep Verma, Secretary, Science, and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Prof UR Rao, former chairman of ISRO, Prof MS Swaminathan, Prof MM Sharma, and Dr Sam Pitroda.
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