State Awards

Meghnad Puraskar


Awarded every year to a Voluntary Organization which is located and working in this state and which is adjudged the best Voluntary Organization of the year for the performance of science popularization activities.

The prize consists of cash amount of Rs. 50,000/- along with a silver plaque and a certificate of honour.

Satyendra Puraskar


Awarded every year to an individual who is adjudged the best popular Science Writer in Bengali for the year (Publication made within the last 5 years)

The prize consists of cash amount of Rs. 50,000/- along with a silver plaque and a certificate of honour

Gopal Chandra Bhattacharyya Smriti Puraskar


Awarded annually to a person as a token recognition of his/her notable contribution in the field of science popularization and performance in disseminating science from the libraries and laboratories to the common people of West Bengal for the last 20 years

The prize consists of cash amount of Rs. 50,000/- along with a silver plaque and a certificate of honour.

State Innovation Award


One of the State Awards of this Department, namely, State Innovation Award (SIA) was introduced in the year 2006 to encourage, recognize, honour & reward grass root technological innovations developed by the unorganized sector of the state. SIA is given to three grass root innovators and one outstanding scout during the subsequent State Science & Technology Congress. The best innovator is given a cash award of Rs. 21,000/-, the second best innovator is given a cash award of Rs. 11,000/-, the third best innovator is given a cash award of Rs. 5,000/- and the outstanding scout is given a cash award of Rs. 5,000/- only. All the four awardees are also given a certificate of honour and a plaque.

Kolkata | Capital Of West Bengal