Karnataka Science and Technology Academy

Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka

Prof. C. N. R. Rao Lifetime Achievement Award in STEAM

Invited nominations for the Award

Last date for sending nominations: 30.04.2023

  • An accomplished Senior Scientist/Technologist of Karnataka origin will be honoured at the Annual KSTA Conference or other important event, in recognition of her/his outstanding contributions to the field of STEAM, with a gold medal, Rs 2.00 lakh cash and Honorary Fellowship of the Academy.
  • The Awardee will be invited for the Conference and provided with domestic economy class airfare or First Class rail fare as required and accommodation during the Conference.


  • Nominee shall be a Senior Scientist/Technocrat who has attained the age of 60 years and beyond, and has made significant original contributions in the area of STEAM throughout her/his career and service, spanning for a period of at least 20 years
  • Nominee will be of Karnataka origin, by birth or domicile or service. She or he may be residing anywhere else in India or abroad at the time of nomination for the said award

Criteria for Nomination/Award

  • Nominee should have made significant and consistent contributions to her/his area of specialization under STEAM (basic and/or applied fields), as evidenced by scholarly research publications in peer-reviewed journals, review articles, written and/or edited books printed and published by reputed organizations, and/or has received patent licensure from recognised authorities
  • Additionally, the Nominee should have made significant contribution/s to the development and/or understanding of issues under STEAM, including imparting training and mentoring of younger scholars, and reaching out need-based and innovative solutions, for the benefit of the Society
  • The award will be conferred only once to a person and no posthumous awards are to be considered
  • The award will not normally be conferred on those who have already received a similar lifetime award as instituted by the Karnataka Government or another organization with similar objectives as KSTA, and funded by the Government of Karnataka
  • Nominations should be made with in the last date in the prescribed format given below
  • Self-nominations/Applications not accepted

Nomination Form

Call for nominations will be anounced in the month of April, 2024

Prof. CNR Rao Lifetime Achievement Awardees

(Formerly Know as KSTA Lifetime Achievement Award)


Prof. U R Rao and Prof. C N R Rao awarded in 2007

Prof. U R Rao and Prof. C N R Rao


Prof. Roddam Narasimha awarded in 2009

Prof. Roddam Narasimha


Prof. R Dwarakinath awarded in 2010

Prof. R Dwarakinath


Dr. V Prakash awarded in 2011

Dr. V Prakash


Dr. P S Shankar awarded in 2012

Dr. P S Shankar


Prof. H Sharatchandra awarded in 2013

Prof. H Sharatchandra


Dr. V. K. Atre awarded in 2014

Dr. V K Aatre


Dr. B. N. Suresh awarded in 2015

Dr. B. N. Suresh


Dr. A S Kiran Kumar awarded in 2016

Dr. A S Kiran Kumar


Dr. S K Shivakumar awarded in 2017

Dr. S K Shivakumar


Dr. B V Srikantan awarded in 2018

Dr. B V Sreekantan



Dr. M. Mahadevappa
Prof. C. Kameshwara Rao 
 Dr K. Kasturirangan
Dr. Godbole Rohini Madhusudan



Prof. Thelma B. K.
Dr Iddya Karunasagar
 Dr. C. A. Viraktamath
Dr. T. Shivanandappa

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