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Dr. KM Bhat Memorial Award 2016

The 7th Dr. K. M. Bhat Memorial award carrying a Gold Medal, Certificate of Merit and cash prize of Rs. 5,000/- was awarded to Dr. Revathy, V.S. Asst. Professor, Dept. of Zoology, KKTM Govt. College, Kodungalloor, Thrissur. She was selected from among the two applications received. The Endowment was instituted by the family of late Dr. K. M. Bhat for the best emerging Research Scholar of KFRI.

Dr. Revathy had done her doctoral work on “Systematic of Swallowtail Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) of Kerala”, a group of extremely colourful large butterflies having tremendous ecological and economic significance. Based on the quality of her doctoral work as evidenced by her thesis and publications, she was adjudged the best and considered worthy of the award. Dr. Revathy worked under Dr. George Mathew, Emeritus Scientist, Entomology Discipline with KSCSTE Fellowship during 2011-2015.

The award was presented to her on 11th March 2016 in a function organised at KFRI coinciding with 7th death anniversary of Dr. K. M. Bhat. The Endowment Lecture was delivered by Sri. T. M. Manoharan, IFS (Rtd), Former PCCF, and Chairman, Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission, Govt. of Kerala.

Published on: March 11, 2016 March 11, 2016

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