Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has invited
nominations by individuals or institutions or organizations for the award of
Rajiv Gandhi International Prize for Education and Technology Development worth
Rs. 5 lacs.
The last date for nomination is 27th July, 2013.
The individual(s)/institution(s) who have made outstanding
contributions in any of diverse areas in the last five years shall be
considered for the Award namely in technology enabled education and
development; innovation in the field of educational processes: pedagogy,
delivery, affordability, dissemination, community involvement, etc; and
Utilisation / novel ICT- based intervention(s) in the field of education;
Research and Development in educational technology.
The nominated individual(s)/institution(s) should be engaged
in School or Tertiary education and training at national/international level
from developing countries. Nominated
individual could be self employed or should be working for a ‘not-for-profit’
institution / organisation. Same is
applicable to nominated institution/organization.
Nomination can be made by the Vice Chancellor(s) of a
University, Chairperson(s) / President(s) of Academies of all India character,
Head(s) of the Institutions of national importance, Director(s) of IITs / IIMs,
Director(s) General of the major R&D organisations such as the ICSSR, ICAR,
ICMR, CSIR, etc.
The nomination for the Award should be made in the
prescribed format specifically indicating the outcome/impact of the work of the
individual / institution / organization. Prescribed Nomination form and the
detailed modalities are available in the IGNOU website i.e. www.ignou.ac.in
By IER Staff