V.V. Giri Memorial Awards

Call for Application/Nomination for V.V. Giri Memorial Awards in Labour and Employment

V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida

(An autonomous body of Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India)

Call for Application/Nomination for V.V. Giri Memorial Awards in Labour and Employment

V.V. Giri National Labour Institute (VVGNLI), which is an autonomous body of the Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India, is a premier Institute for labour research, training and education. Since its inception in 1974, the Institute has been engaged in research, training, education and publication activities to reach all those who are concerned with various aspects of labour, both in the organized and unorganized sectors.

Keeping in view of the mandated objectives of the Institute, it is proposed to introduce a special award, V.V. Giri Memorial Award in Labour and Development, which would be presented to the author of an outstanding research work in the area of labour. The award will carry a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh and a citation. The theme for first of these awards is ?Social Security Measures for Labour with special reference to India?.

Scholars are encouraged to apply for consideration of the award by providing details of their contribution in the identified area, along with copies of their published work. Applications/nominations may be forwarded to the Director, V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Sector 24, Noida or can be e-mailed to vvgnliawards@gmail.com within September 2007.

The Institute also welcomes nominations from persons other than the scholar, which would also explain the contribution of the expert, in a detailed manner (and preferably with copies of research works under consideration). If it is required, the applicant or the proposer may be requested to furnish more detailed information, regarding the application/nomination.

The Institute and the Committee of Jury hold the right to consider any nomination other than those received through this advertisement. Further, the Committee of Jury also holds the right to consider life-time contribution of experts, if it is found appropriate.

Call for Application/Nomination for V.V. Giri Memorial Awards in Labour and Employment