Sep 1, 2016

Writing awards in Ayurveda by Rastriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth

Entries Invited for awards on popular and scientific writing in Ayurveda Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth invites entries for following awards on popular and scientific writing in Ayurveda. These awards are instituted to promote the popular writing in ayurveda for common people in the common language as well as scientific writing in Ayurveda for academicians and researchers in the scientific language. The awards are given in following categories. The last date for submission of entry in each case is 1 January 2017.

Category A: Award for Popular Writing in Ayurveda Two awards are given for popular writing in Ayurveda respectively in Hindi and English . Each award carry a cash prize of Rs.10000/- , a citation and a certificate from RAV. These awards are given to a best piece of writing/ featured article appeared in any national daily, weekly/monthly or quarterly news paper/ periodical during the preceding calander year ( 1 january to 31 december 2016). The published article should have a minimum length of 1000 words .

Category B: Award for Scientific Writing in Ayurveda This award is given in following three categories
a) Student scientific writing award : is given to MD / PhD/ M Phil students of ayurveda for their published research work in a national /international scientific journal of repute. This award may carry a cash prize of Rs. 20000/- , a citation and a certificate from RAV.

 b) Senior scientific writing award : is given to a faculty member, physician, independent researcher or practitioner who has his scientific research published in a national/ international scientific journal of repute. This award carry a cash prize of Rs. 25000/- , a citation and a certificate from RAV.

 c) Scientific writing award for best book / monograph in Ayurveda : This award is given to the best monograph/ book on Ayurveda published during the preceding year. The book should contain a minimum of 100 pages. This award carry a cash prize of Rs. 50000/- , a citation and a certificate from RAV. The publication sould belong to year commensing from 1st Janauary till 31 December 2016.

Following are the general rules for submission of application and selection process for these awards 1. The applicant should have a BAMS or equivalent qualification recognized by CCIM and should be registerd with respective registering authority.
2. Regarding the student category , the applicant should be a bonafied student of a recognized institution at the time of application. A certificate of this intent from the head of the institution is required in this regard.
3. There is no age limit for the applications. Any one of any age can apply in respective categories.
 4. The publication should belong to the preceding year only. Old publications will not be considered. 5. Applications must be submitted on the given format along with four original copies of the publication( photo copies are not allowed). In case of an online publication, a soft copy of the article shall also be submitted.
 6. An undertaking regarding the originality of the publication is required to be submitted along with the application.
7. In case of multiple authors , a consent from each of the author regarding submission of the publication for the award is required.
8. Author once awarded , may not apply in the similar category for next three years.
9. In case of multiple authors, the award sum may be distributed equally among all the authors .
10.A distinct review committee of eminent scholars, journalists and scientist pertaining to Ayurveda will evaluate all the applications in reference to their quality, relevance and aptness for the purpose of award in their respective categories. Best among all will be choosen for the award.
11.The awards will be conferred every year on the day of convocation of RAV.

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