The Tamil Nadu, State Council for Science and Technology presents the Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (TANSA) in ten science disciplines every year. Any native of the state engaged in innovation and research activity in any field of science and technology in the state is eligible to apply. It wil be awarded on the basis of research contributions made, skill and talent acquired. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 10,000 and a citation.
The application can be downloaded from the website www.tanscst.org. Four copies of application in bound form with full particulars along with a DD for Rs 200 and other enclosures should be submitted to the Member Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, DOTE Campus, Chennai - 600025 on or before October 29, 2010.