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Shri Kailash Sankhla National Wildlife Fellowship Award 

To commemorate the memory of the great wildlife conservationist of the country, Shri Kailash Sankhla to inspire and promote, particularly the younger generation of wildlife managers and scientists for taking up research/experimental projects aimed at conservation of the rich wildlife heritage of this country, the Govt. of India, Ministry of Environment and Forests has decided to award the fellowship every alternate year.

Shri Kailash Sankhla National Wildlife Fellowship Award for
2012

To commemorate the memory of the great wildlife conservationist of the country, Shri Kailash Sankhla to inspire and promote, particularly the younger generation of wildlife managers and scientists for taking up research/experimental projects aimed at conservation of the rich wildlife heritage of this country, the Govt. of India, Ministry of Environment and
Forests has decided to award the fellowship every alternate year. Shri Kailash Sankhla National Wildlife Fellowship Award, 2012 for, Research/experimental project on mammalian wildlife is due for award.
The fellowship will be awarded normally for a period of two years at the rate of Rs.4000/-per month. In addition, an amount of Rs.18, 000/- per annum will be paid for meeting the contingent expenditure. Only Indian citizens engaged in wildlife management/research are eligible. Preference would be given to the officials of the State/UT Forest and Wildlife Department.
The nominations forwarded by the following authorities alone will be considered:

  1.  Principal Chief Conservator of Forests/CCF (WL)/Chief Wildlife Warden of all
    States/Union Territories.
  2.  Presidents of approved scientific societies.
  3.  Vice Chancellors of Universities.
  4.  Heads and Deans of Faculties of institutions like the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore etc.
  5. Director General of ICAR/CSIR/ICFRE.
  6. Secretaries of various State Governments dealing with Science, Agriculture,
    Environment and Forestry.
  7.  The nominations complete in all respects should be sent in the prescribed proforma (enclosed) by registered post along with ten copies each of bio-data and proposed research project (500 words) and one set of reprints or other documentary evidence of achievements. These documents may be sent in a sealed cover marked “Confidential” and addressed to Scientist ‘C’/Deputy Director (Wildlife), Ministry of Environment and Forests, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003. The name of the fellowship “Shri Kailash Sankhla National Wildlife fellowship Award 2012” should be mentioned broadly on the face of the envelope. The nominations will be accepted in the Ministry within 45 days from the date of publication of the advertisement.

Shri Kailash Sankhla National Wildlife Fellowship Award for
2012

Format for Nomination:

    1.  Name of the nominee:
    2.  Date of Birth:
    3. Academic qualification:
      (beginning with Bachelor’s degree)
    4. Present position and address:
    5. Position held earlier:
      (in chronological order)
    6. Field of specialization:
    7. Name and address of three
      experts in the area (as possible referees)
    8. Significant contribution by the nominee during the last ten years in the area. (Ten copies of a write-up of no more than 500 words may be attached indicating the following)

(a)  Measurable impact or likely impact of the nominee’s work.
(b)  Application of management research work on the nominee (with documentary evidence if
possible)
(c)  Summary of outstanding contribution bringing out the significance in the field
of wildlife conservation.

  • Specify whether the achievements of the nominee have been recognized earlier by any other award. (if so the name of the body, name of the award and the year of the award should be given. A copy of the citation may also be enclosed).
  • Number of research papers published by the nominee under
    (a) Individual authorship
    (b) Joint authorship
    Information of papers should include names of all authors, title of the papers, name of journal, volume, number, year and pages) (papers/reports consideration most important should be indicated by an astorist and reprints/copies of these should be enclosed). This however would apply to Research project.
  • The proposed pursuit bringing out its significance in the present national context (in not more than 500 words) to be attached as an annexure along with a certificate from the forwarding institution that necessary equipment and other facilities will be provided in case fellowship is awarded to the nominee. (Ten copies to be attached).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Signature of nominee)

 

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Name
Designation and Address

Sponsors should ensure that the nominee, if employed, obtains a certificate from his employer that if fellowship is awarded, the nominee’s services will be spared on fulltime basis during the tenure of the fellowship and his salary and other conditions such as provident fund, pension contributions, increments, retention of accommodation, etc will be settled directly between the employer and the employee in advance.