Dr. Suman Mor, Chairperson, Department of Environment Studies, has brought the laurel to Panjab University, Chandigarh, by winning the “National Award for Outstanding Efforts in Science & Technology Communication through Innovative and Traditional methods”. The prestigious award is presented every year to an individual for outstanding contribution in the field of science and technology communication and promoting scientific temper, which has created a significant impact in the country during the last five years by the National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The award carries a citation, a memento and a cash prize of two lakh rupees. Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, acknowledge the contribution of scientists, which works towards societal upliftment through disseminating scientific knowledge in an informed manner with the help of different media that percolate down to every individual in society. The award will be presented in New Delhi at a special ceremony to be held on National Science Day.