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ICMR honours 86 Indian scientists

12 October 2017 | News

The council also released National Guidelines for Stem Cell Research, and ICMR Strategic Plan and Agenda 2030 at the event.

Courtesy- freepik.com

Courtesy- freepik.com

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recently awarded scientists and researchers for their contribution in the field of biomedical science research.

The event saw the participation of Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel; Dr. V. K. Paul, member, NITI Aayog; Dr. K. VijayRaghavan, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology; and Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Special Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH.

The council also released National Guidelines for Stem Cell Research, and ICMR Strategic Plan and Agenda 2030 at the event.

The ICMR awards recognise the contributions of Indian biomedical scientists undertaking pioneering work in various fields of health sciences and finding solutions for health problems in the country. Eighty-six awards were presented to meritorious scientists across various categories.

In an effort to encourage young researchers to join health research and choose it as preferred career path, a new category, the short-term studentship excellence award, was presented for the first time this year.

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