The 2007 Dr. Malcolm Adiseshiah Award was given to Dr.
Ramachandra Guha, Bengaluru-based social scientist and
writer. The announcement was made by Mr. H.B.N. Shetty,
Executive officer of the Malcolm and Elizabeth Adiseshiah
Trust and Prof. A. Vydhianathan, a trust Member in Chennai
on April 18, 2007.
Mr. S.K. Satheesh of Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Associate
Professor at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, has
won the Asian Young Scientist Award 2007 of the Asian
Research Assembly in aerosol research. The award would be
presented to him at a function in Taiwan.
Ms. Nirmala Deshpande won the first Banarsi Das Gupta
Rashtra Gaurav Puraskar in New Delhi on November 5, 2007.
The Karnataka Government has honoured the former President
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam with the 2006-07 Basava Award in
recognition of his services to the country. The award
comprises Rs. 10 lakh, a memento and a citation.
The Bharat Bhushan Agrawal Award for the best Hindi poem of
the year has been conferred on Mr. Geet Chaturvedi from
Jalandhar for his poem Mother India published in the
October 2006 issue of journal Vagarth.
Gandhian and former US Ambassador, Mr. Phillips Talbot has
been presented the 'Bharatiya Shiromani Puraskar' in New
Delhi for his outstanding service to the cause of the
promotion of IndoUS relations. The award was presented to
mark the 76th anniversary of the historic Dandi March. Mr.
R.K. Sinha, SE (E&M) of Bharat Coking Coal Limited, New
Delhi, was also awarded 'Bharatiya Shiromani Puraskar' for
excellent performance on July 26, 2007.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been conferred
the prestigious Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of
India National Award for Excellence in Cost Management 2006
in New Delhi on July 3, 2007.