The 8th Dr. K. M. Bhat Memorial Award carrying a gold Medal, certificate of merit and cash prize of Rs. 5,000/- was awarded to Dr. Lakshmi C. J. Chakkamadathil House, Vadanappally P.O. Thrissur, Kerala. She was selected unanimously by the selection committee from among the five applications received. The Endowment was instituted by the family of late Dr. K. M. Bhat for the best PhD work carried out at KFRI.
Dr. Lakshmi C. J. had done her doctoral work on “Development of seed handling techniques for selected commercial bamboo species”.
The award was presented to Dr. Lakshmi C. J., by Padma Shri M. Chandradathan, Scientific Advisor to the Chief Minister, Govt. of Kerala (Distinguished Scientist and Former Director of ISRO Centres) on 12th May 2017, in a function at KFRI.
|Published on: May 12, 2017||May 12, 2017|