AWARD AND GRANTS

Nominations invited for the Dr. K.C. Chaudhuri Life Time Achievement Award and Dr. I.C. Verma Excellence Award for 2019.  Nominations of previous years will have to apply again.

Dr. K. C. Chaudhuri Life Time Achievement Award, is given in honor of Dr. K. C. Chaudhuri who was the first Pediatrician in India and was the founder editor of Indian Journal of Pediatrics. This award was introduced in 2008 and is given to a pediatrician who has contributed significantly in the field of academics, research and patient care (in India or abroad).

The past recipients have been: Dr. Meharban Singh (2008), Dr. T. Jacob John (2009), Dr. M. K. Bhan (2010), Dr. K. N. Aggarwal (2011), Dr. O. N. Bhakoo (2012), Dr. Y. K. Amdekar (2013), Dr. D. Vidyasagar (2014), Dr. M. K. C. Nair (2015), Dr. Sunit C. Singhi (2016), Prof. P. Syamasundar Rao (2017) and Prof. V.P. Choudhry (2018).

 The guidelines for the award are as follows:

  • Presented to a Senior pediatrician for outstanding accomplishments that are widely recognized.
  • Played leadership role in the field of Pediatrics in India.
  • For Pediatricians of Indian origin working in India or abroad.
  • The letter of nomination/application should outline lifetime accomplishments of the nominee deserving the award, along with a full curriculum vitae.
  • The award will be presented in September 2019. The recipient will be invited to give an oration at the meeting.
  • The award is subject to the condition that the candidate should come personally to make a presentation. It is essential that the oration is published in IJP and thus, has to be submitted at least one week prior to the oration.
  • Travel within India and stay in Delhi will be covered by IJP.
  • The oration award will consist of a Cash prize of Rs. 25,000, Plaque and a Citation certificate.

Dr. I. C. Verma Excellence Award was instituted in 2013 to recognize high quality research by pediatricians below the age of 50 years.

The past recipients have been: Dr. Archana Patel (2013), Dr. Sourabh Dutta (2014), Dr. Rakesh Lodha (2015), Dr. Sameer Bakhshi (2016), Prof. Joseph L. Mathew (2017) and Prof. Sheffali Gulati (2018).

The guidelines for the award are as follows:

  • Presented to a pediatrician below the age of 50 years.
  • Carried out outstanding research in the field of pediatrics.
  • For pediatricians of Indian origin working in India or abroad.
  • The letter of nomination/application should outline significant research of the nominee deserving the award, along with a full curriculum vitae.
  • The award will be presented in September 2019. The recipient will be invited to give an oration at the meeting.
  • The award is subject to the condition that the candidate should come personally to present. It is essential that the oration is published in IJP and thus, has to be submitted at least  one week prior to the oration.
  • Travel within India as well as stay in Delhi will be covered by IJP.
  • The award will consist of a Cash prize of Rs. 15,000, Plaque and a Citation certificate.

     

This year we have already selected candidates for both the awards.

 

Applications are invited for

1. For a Senior Pediatrician for outstanding accomplishments who has played a leadership role in the field of Pediatrics. Award consists a Cash prize of Rs. 25,000, Plaque and Citation certificate.

2. For a Pediatrician below age of 50 years who has carried out outstanding research in the field of Pediatrics. Award consists a Cash prize of Rs. 15,000, Plaque and Citation certificate.

3.Original Research Award for the Best Thesis

This award is for candidates who submitted their thesis in 2018. DNB students are also eligible. Six candidates will be shortlisted and top three be awarded [1st Award Rs. 7,000; 2nd Award Rs. 5,000; 3rd Award Rs. 3,000 (plus a Certificate of merit for all)]

4.Best Grand Round in Pediatrics by Senior Residents

This award is to select the best Senior Residents. Two Senior Residents from an institution will present a Grand Round on interesting case/cases. Four institutions will be shortlisted on basis of the submissions. There will be two awards, Rs. 25,000 for the 1st award and Rs. 20,000 for the 2nd award.

5.Visiting Professorships

In this scheme funds will be provided to invite a Professor from an institution outside your city to spend 3 days for lectures, clinical teaching and take interactive sessions with the students. Three grants of maximum Rs. 20,000 each are available: One in each quarter.

6.Travel Grant for Attending Conferences

Eight grants in a year are available. Postgraduate students/ Senior Residents/ Fellows/ Junior Faculty are eligible to apply. Total grant not to exceed Rs. 20,000 per candidate.

7.Medical Camps in Rural Areas

Four grants of Rs. 20,000 each are available: One in each quarter.

8.Training of Faculty / Assistant Professor in India

Young faculty members / Assistant Professors who are interested in getting training in any Pediatric specialty from any institution in India can apply (minimum one week). Two grants of maximum Rs. 50,000 each are available.

Last date for Awards 1 & 2 – 30th Jan. 2019; Awards 3 & 4 – 15th June 2019

Details and Application form are available on website http://www.ijponline.in or IJP office:

Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 103, 1st floor, ashirwad complex, D block,  Green Park, New Delhi-110016. 

Phone: 41345105/46545105, E-mail: ijp1933@gmail.com

GRANTS FOR TRAINING OF FACULTY / ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN INDIA - 2019

Applications are invited from young Faculty members / Assistant Professors/ Lecturers who are interested in getting training in any Pediatric specialty from any institution in India (minimum one week). This scheme is to cover training of faculty members / Assistant professors from India only. The applicant should submit a certificate that the host institution has agreed to provide him the training.

Two grants of maximum Rs. 50,000 each are available in a year: Once every 6 months (Jan – June; July –Dec.). The grant will be released on submission of expenditure details, bills, photos etc. The applications should reach us 6 weeks before the event. It is mandatory to submit a report on the outcome of the training.

For this purpose you have to send us an application in the enclosed format, providing details about the training. Kindly provide us an estimate of the budget.

PROPOSAL FOR OBTAINING TRAINING

To be submitted 6 weeks before the proposed training
  1. Name of the Applicant :
  2. Department and Affiliation :
  3. Host Institution :
  4. Duration (with dates) :
  5. Specific Objectives :
  6. Acceptance from the Host Institution :
  7. Outlines of Training: Procedures, activities and interventions that will be carried out showing how the objectives will be reached.
  8. Applicability of Training :
  9. Proposed Budget & Break up of Travel/Accommodation/Other Expenses :
  10. Inform in Whose Name the Cheque is to be Prepared :
Mailing address for applications :

Dr. Sushil K. Kabra, Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 103, 1st floor, Ashirwad complex, Green park, New Delhi-110016. Phone: 41345105/46545105; E-mail: ijp1933@gmail.com

 

GRANTS FOR HOLDING PEDIATRIC MEDICAL CAMPS - 2019

The Indian Journal of Pediatrics will support Medical Camps for children in smaller towns and /or rural areas. If you would like to conduct a Medical Camp for children, we would be happy to provide financial aid. Four grants are available: One in each quarter (Jan – March; April – June; July – Sept.; Oct. – Dec.). The application should reach us 6 weeks before the quarter.

For this purpose you have to send us an application in the enclosed format, providing details about the Medical Camp activities. Kindly provide us estimate of the Budget. A maximum of Rs. 20,000 per grant will be provided on submission of expenditure details, bills, photos, etc. of the Camp. A banner stating that the Camp has been supported by IJP should be placed at the site. It is mandatory to submit a report of the Camp supported. A representative from IJP will be attending the Camp.

Preference will be given to Camps in rural or underprivileged areas.

Mailing address for applications: Dr. Sushil K. Kabra, Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 103, 1st floor, Ashirwad complex, Green park, New Delhi-110016. Phone: 41345105/46545105; E-mail: ijp1933@gmail.com

PROPOSAL FOR HOLDING PEDIATRIC CAMPS

TO BE SUBMITTED IN ADVANCE OF THE PROPOSED ACTIVITY

I. BASIC INFORMATION

1. Title of Camp:

2. Executive Officer:

(Name, designation & official address including telephone/fax no’s & E-mail address)

   3. Duration (with dates):

   4. Venue:

II TECHNICAL INFORMATION

A. Justification

B. Specific Objectives

C. Outline of Activities and Interventions that will be Carried out Showing how the Objectives will be Reached.

D. A Copy of the Registration of the Trust, if Applicable.

E. Participants

Number of participants / beneficiaries expected

F. Faculty/ Resource persons (Please give names, designations & E-mails)

G. Proposed Budget

H. Inform in whose name the cheque should be issued, and who will submit account of the money that has been spent.

Submitted by        Forwarded by Head of Institution

Award for the Best Grand Round in Pediatrics by Senior Residents - 2019

Applications are invited for the Competitive Grand Rounds by Senior Residents (Post MD or DNB Residents) from different institutions in India. This will be held in September 2019 alongwith the Dr. K. C. Chaudhuri Oration. The main aim of this activity is to prepare the Senior Residents for leadership role in pediatric research and academic career.

The format will be that two Senior Residents from an institution will be given 20 minutes for presentation of the Grand Round on an interesting case/ cases followed by review and clear educational message. They will be allotted 5 minutes for answering the queries of the judges. Two Senior Residents should present from each institution.

Institutions that wish to participate are requested to submit one page summary of what they will be presenting; along with the names of the Senior Residents who will make the presentations. The submissions will be judged for their clinical importance, originality, interesting to audience of Pediatricians and teaching potential. They should also submit a copy of their CV, as their contributions to pediatrics will also be considered.

Selection process: Four institutions will be shortlisted on basis of the summaries submitted. They will make oral presentations in September 2019.

 The IJP will reimburse travel and accommodation expenses for the two Senior residents and one faculty member from all the 4 selected institutions.

Awards: There will be two awards, Rs. 25,000 for the 1st award (Rs. 10,000 for the institution and Rs. 15,000 for the presenters); and Rs. 20,000 for the 2nd award (Rs. 8,000 for the institution and Rs. 12,000 for the presenters).

The last date for receiving the applications is 10th July, 2019.

Mailing address for applications: Dr. Sushil K. Kabra, Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 103, 1st floor, Ashirwad complex, Green park, New Delhi-110016. Phone: 41345105/46545105; E-mail: ijp1933@gmail.com

Original Research Award for the Best DM Thesis - 2019

Applications are invited for the Best Thesis Awards for the DM residents. Candidates eligible for the award are those who submitted their thesis in 2018, and the same has been approved by their university.

 

            Important guidelines:-

 

  1. The paper should be in the format of original article (in style of IJP, please see instruction to authors) running to maximum 2500 words with not more than 30 references.
  1. There should be a one page summary in 500 words stating why the thesis deserves the award.
  1. The Head of the Department should certify that the work is of the candidate and that the thesis has been accepted by the institute/ university.
  1. It is recommended, although not mandatory, that the awardees publish the research work in “Indian Journal of Pediatrics”.
  1. Top 12 theses will be given preference for publication as original articles in the journal.
  1. There is no limit to the number of students who can apply from a department/ institution.

Two awards will be given in 2019.

 

1st Award:  Rs. 7,000; 2nd Award:  Rs. 5,000 (plus a Certificate of merit for all)

 

Four candidates will be shortlisted and invited along with their chief guides to present their work at the time of Dr. K. C. Chaudhuri Oration, 2019 to be held on 29th September 2019. Each candidate will be given 10 minutes to present the study and 3 minutes for answering queries of the judges. Expenses for travel and stay of the candidates and their respective guides will be covered by IJP. The final selection will be made by the judges after the presentations.

 

The last date for receiving the applications is 10th July, 2019.

 

Four Copies of the applications should be sent to Dr. Sushil K. Kabra, Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 103, First Floor, Ashirwad Commercial Complex, Block D, Green Park, Near Uphaar Cinema Hall, New Delhi 110016, India

Ph: 011-46545105, 41345105; E-mail: ijp1933@gmail.com

 

Visiting Professorships

In this scheme funds will be provided to invite a Professor from an institution outside your city to come and spend 3 days for lectures, clinical teaching and take interactive sessions with the students. Cost of travel and stay upto maximum Rs. 20,000/- will be covered. A certificate will be provided by IJP to the visiting professor. This scheme is to cover visits of professors from India only. A banner stating that the activity has been supported by IJP should be placed at the site of lectures. It is mandatory to submit a report of the activity supported.

Three grants of maximum Rs. 20,000 each are available: One in each quarter (Jan – April; May – August; Sept. – Dec.). The applications should reach 6 weeks before the event.

Proposal for Inviting Visiting Professor

To be submitted 6 weeks before the quarter (Jan.-April, May-Aug., Sept.-Dec.)

  1. Application for the Quarter :
  2. Name of the Visiting Professor :
  3. Department and Affiliation :
  4. Place of Visit :
  5. Date of Visit :
  6. Recommended by :
  7. Number of Days of Stay :
  8. Details of Academic Activities :
  9. Proposed Budget & Break up of Travel Expenses :
  10. Inform in Whose Name the Cheque is to be Issued :

Further details can be obtained from the undersigned.

Dr. Sushil K. Kabra, Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 103, 1st floor, Ashirwad complex, Green park, New Delhi-110016. Phone: 41345105/46545105; E-mail: ijp1933@gmail.com

IJP TRAVEL GRANT FOR ATTENDING

  1. Eight grants in a year are available; Four national and four dedicated to a specific state: One from North-East India; one from Bihar/ Orissa/ W. Bengal/ Assam; one from Rajasthan/ Gujarat/ UP; one from Punjab/ Haryana/ W. Bengal.
  2. The applications should reach us 8 weeks prior to the conference.
  3. Postgraduate students/ Senior Residents/ Fellows/ Junior Faculty are eligible to apply.
  4. Grant will cover journey to and fro, registration fee and limited local expenses. Total expenditure not to exceed Rs. 20,000 per candidate.
  5. Applicant should submit a copy of the research paper to be presented at the conference, along with the letter of acceptance by the conference organizers.
  6. The application should be forwarded through the Head of the Department along with a letter certifying that the applicant is not being supported by any other source.
  7. Applicant should explain in 200 words why he/she deserves the grant.
  8. The awardee should later on submit a copy of bills and attendance certificate.
  9. The awardee should acknowledge at the end of his presentation that it has been partly supported by IJP and a report on the same should be submitted.
For further information please write to:

Dr. Sushil K. Kabra, Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 103, 1st floor, Green park Near Uphaar Cinema, New Delhi-110016.
Phone : 41345105/46545105, E-mail: ijp1933@gmail.com

 

 

 Grants for Conducting Postgraduate MD Thesis in India

 

Applications are invited from postgraduates to help them carry out research for their thesis. This scheme is to support postgraduates from India only. The applicant should submit a certificate that the thesis has been approved by the scientific committee and cleared by the ethics committee of the host institution. The application must be forwarded by the thesis guide. The grant can be used for the purchase of kits, reagents and chemicals & conducting laboratory tests and investigations. The guide/supervisor has to give a commitment that a utilization certificate will be submitted. The last date for submission of applications is 30th June 2019.

 

Twenty grants of maximum Rs. 50,000 each are available in a year; (June’ 19 – Dec.’19). 75% of the grant will be given as advance and rest 25% will be released after submission of utilization certificate by the guide. It is mandatory that the thesis be published in IJP.

 

Application may be submitted using following format :

 

Proposal for Conducting Thesis

 

  1. Name of the Applicant :
  2. Department and Affiliation :
  3. Title of the Thesis  :
  4. Name of the Guide :
  5. Institution where Research would be Conducted :
  6. Duration (with dates) :
  7. Specific Objectives :
  8. Methods :
  9. Attach Letter of Approval by the Scientific Committee / Departmental Committee :
  10. Attach Letter of Approval by the Ethics Committee :
  11. Certification by the Guide about Proper Use of Money :
  12. Undertaking that the Thesis would be Published in IJP :
  13. Proposed Budget / Utilization of Funds :
  14. Utilization Certificate :
  15. Inform in whose Name the Cheque is to be Prepared :

 

Mailing address for applications:

Dr. Sushil K. Kabra

Editor-in-Chief

Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 103, First Floor, Ashirwad Commercial Complex, Block D, Green Park, Near Uphaar Cinema Hall, New Delhi 110016, India

Ph: 011-46545105, 41345105; E-mail: ijp1933@gmail.com