Celebrating 10 glorious years, Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies (IDSAsr) Amritsar recognizes a clear need for new approaches to address the various problems in the field of food and nutritional securities. In order to develop the integrated solutions; 10th IDSAsr National Seminar will be organized under the auspices of Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies in the month of November 2019. The seminar will put a lens on the problem while focusing on better understanding the concept, problems faced and policy solution. These are early days in our effort at developing a workable strategy and much remains to be done. FNS-2019 will be a privileged forum for debating new research streams and challenges and for identifying areas of success and partnership opportunities in the fields of food and nutritional securities towards sustainability, which in turn had the potential to impact the way people think. Keeping in view once’s vast expertise in the field; it will be highly appreciated if you please contribute your thought provoking paper for presentation and discussion at the seminar. Selected papers after peer blind review presented/discussed at the seminar will be published with ISBN in a book form. Also pay a visit to Golden Temple.
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On the eve of 550th Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev, Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies, Amritsar (IDSAsr) has also initiated different research awards in the domain of Development Studies. Nominations are invited for the different categories of awards before 30 September, 2019. Research undertaken during the last five years (2014 onward) will be taken into account for this purpose. Awards will be confirmed on the annual seminar of the institute slated for November 9-10, 2019. Nomination must includes a para how your research is beneficial for sustainable living.
Different categories of awards are Life time achievement award in Development Studies (above the age of 65 yrs but active in research); Male researcher of the year up to the age of 65 yrs but above 40 yrs; female researcher of the year up to the age of 65 yrs but above 40 yrs and Young researcher (separately for male and female of the year (below the age of 40 yrs) award.
Nomination must include why you considered best fit for the award, its sub category and practical implication of your research. Though there is no fee for the award but a sum of Rs 5000 (Rs. Five thousand only) has be paid to cover contingency/processing cost. Award consists of Memento, Medal and a certificate. Decision of the panel of jury will be final and cannot be challenged.