5. Dr. SVS Shastry SARR Fellow
» The Society for Advancement of Rice Research (SARR) has introduced Fellows
Programme to recognize the contributions of scientists in rice science.
» The objective of instituting the Fellows is to recognize and felicitate the scientists for
their significant contributions in improving productivity, profitability and resilience of
rice and rice based systems; involve reputed scientists to harness their knowledge
and expertise in accomplishing the goals of the SARR and promote the cause of SARR.
» The Nominee should be a distinguished scientist. His/her contributions should have
been recognized nationally and internationally and supported by significant
publications and technology generations with high impacts.
» The Fellowship will consist of a citation and medal funded by Late SVS Shastry family
members. The Fellowship will be given annually
» The Fellow of the Society will be abbreviated as FSARR.
» A maximum of 4 Fellows will be inducted every year
» Fellows will be selected on the basis of their contributions in the field of rice research
by an Evaluation Committee constituted by the Executive Council (EC).
» The Evaluation Committee will consist of 6 members: (1) Chairman ; (2) four expert
members, and (3) Member Secretary. The Evaluation Committee and EC Members will
not be candidate for the Fellow.
» The nominations for the award may be sent in the prescribed proforma and duly filled
proforma should be sent to the SARR secretary (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).