IGNOU invites nomination for Rajiv Gandhi International Prize

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.

By IER Staff

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