CSIR announces the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize.
President Ram Nath Kovind made an announcement, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has published a list of recipients of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for 2019. This list includes 12 eminent scientists from various research institute from all over India. In addition, only one woman scientist Dr. Neena Gupta from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
What is the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize?
Dr. Neena Gupta recognized as youngest ever to win Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize.
The award brings her ratification for the endless love and was beyond her dreams. ” I was not the kind who got full marks in maths but I just loved to solve problems and spend hours doing maths. I am ever grateful to my mother, Gyanlata Gupta, for sowing the seeds of maths in me. She taught me till I was in class X and didn’t need tutors at all” she said