13th May 2013, Bareilly
The Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh had been bestowed with the prestigious National Award for its outstanding contribution in the field of commercialization as a Technology Provider on National Technology Day-2013 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The award was presented by the Hon'ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee to the Dr. Gaya Prasad, Director, IVRI.
The award consists of a cash prize of Rs. 10 Lakhs and a trophy. The award was given for commercialization of IVRI technology to industry.
The award was presented in the gracious presence of Shri S. Jaipal Reddy, Union Minister of Science &Technology and Earth Sciences; Dr. T. Ramasami, Secretary, Department of Science &Technology; Dr. Samir K. Bramhachari, Director General, Council of Scientific Industrial Research; “Padmashri” Dr. A.K. Gupta, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; Dr. George Jhon, Sr. Advisor, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi.
(Source: IVRI, Izatnagar)