Pitamber Pant National Environment Fellowship

Pitamber Pant and B. P. Pal National Environment Fellowship 2006

Ministry of Environment & Forests Government of India

Pitamber Pant National Environment Fellowship (2006) and B. P. Pal National Environment Fellowship for Biodiversity (2006)

Applications are invited from Indian nationals only for the following fellowships:

(1) Pitamber Pant National Environmental Fellowship for 2006. The fellowship is in recognition of significant research and development contributions in the field of Environmental Sciences.

(2) B. P Pal National Environment Fellowship for Biodiversity for 2006. The fellowship is in recognition of significant research and development contributions in the field of Biodiversity.

Nominee should be below the 55 years and his / her application for both the Fellowships should be supported by at least two Fellows of the National Academy of Science / Engineering / /Agriculture.

The fellowship would be for a period of two years and the fellow will receive an award of Rs.26, 000/- per month plus allowances. The fellowship amount is Tax free as per the existing income tax rules / guidelines during the period of fellowship. In addition, a contingency grant of Rs.1, 000,00/- per annum will be paid to the Fellow who will also be entitled to engage one Research Associate as per existing Government rules.

The nominations complete in all respects should be sent in the prescribed proforma. The prescribed and other details on this can be obtained from the Ministry?s website: http://envfor.nic.in and also from the Information Facilitation Centre of the Ministry (postal address ? Ministry of Environment & Forests, Paryavaran Bhavan, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi ? 110003). Last date for receipt of nominations is 31st March, 2007.

Pitamber Pant and B. P. Pal National Environment Fellowship 2006