Mitra Award on Global Change Research

 

The Mitra Award for Global Change Research was established in 2010 in memory of Dr. Ashesh Proshad Mitra, APN SPG Member for India from 1996 to 2007. Dr. Mitra was a doyen in atmospheric research in India and was the recipient of the Padma Bhushan award by the Indian government in recognition of his distinguished service to the nation in the field of scientific research.

Dr. Ashesh Proshad Mitra (1927-2007), APN former SPG Member for India
Dr. Ashesh Proshad Mitra (1927-2007), APN former SPG Member for India

The award recognises outstanding young scientists conducting global change research in Asia-Pacific region. Young scientists from the host country of APN’s Intergovernmental Meeting (IGM) are given the opportunity to present their research in a poster session to scientists, practitioners and policy makers attending the Meeting.

The posters are judged by APN’s national Focal Points and Scientific Planning Group Members. Winners are presented the Mitra Award for Global Change Research in recognition of their outstanding work.

Past winners of the Mitra Award: