The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, attended the award ceremony for the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, on 28 February 2019.
The Prime Minister confer the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for 2016, 2017 and 2018 to the awardees. He also addressed the gathering.
The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize is named after the founder Director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Dr. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar. The Prize is given each year to recognize outstanding Indian work in various disciplines of Science and Technology.
List of receipients in the field of Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences-
Dr Rishikesh Narayanan, Indian Insitute of Science- 2016- Biological Sciences
Dr Suvendra Nath Bhattacharya, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology- 2016- Biological Sciences
Dr Niyaz Ahmed A S, University of Hyderabad- 2016- Medical Sciences
Dr Deepak T Nair, Regional Centre of Biotechnology- 2017- Biological Sciences
Dr Sanjeev Das, National Institute of Immunology- 2017- Biological Sciences
Dr Amit Dutt, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre- 2017- Medical Sciences
Dr Deepak Gaur, Jawaharlal Nehru University- 2017- Medical Sciences
Dr Ganesh Nagaraju, Indian Insitute of Science- 2018- Biological Sciences
Dr Thomas Pucadyil, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research- 2018- Biological Sciences
Dr Ganesan V, NIMHANS- 2018- Medical Sciences