ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute  

Awards and Honours

Awards to CPRI

The institute and its scientists bagged several national and international awards including Sardar Patel Outstanding Agricultural Institution Award (2), Chaudhary Devi Lal Outstanding All India Coordinated Research Project Award , Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award (4), Guinness Award, ICAR Team Research Award (3), ICAR Best Annual Report Award (1), LC Sikka Endowment Award, Young Scientist award (3), Hari Om Ashram Trust Award(3), NAAS Award, Jawahar Lal Nehru Award(2), Mundkur Memorial Award, FAI Award, Potato Research Institute Award, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad Award etc.

Year Name of Award Name of Awardees
1968 Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award Dr Pushkarnath
1979 Guinness Award Drs BB Nagaich, AK Singh, KP Sharma and LC Sikka
1981 Best Paper Award from Fertilizer News (1981) Dr JS Grewal and RC Sharma
1981 Kheti Award for Best Hindi Article Drs BB Nagaich, KP Sharma and Mr Kuldeep Sharma
1986 Best Paper Award by Indian Phytopathological Society Drs MN Singh, BB Nagaich and Hari Om Agarwal.
1988 Dr S Ramanujam Memorial Lecture Award of Indian Potato Association Dr NM Nayar
1991 Best Paper Award by Potash Research Institute Dr JS Grewal and KC Sud
1992 Best Paper Award by Indian Phytopathological Society Drs BP Singh and SK Bhattacharyya
1992 Dr Mundkur Memorial Award/Gold Medal of Indian Phytopathological Society Dr SM Paul Khurana
1992 Phosphate Potash Institute of Canada FAI Award for maximisation of potato yield in tribal area in North-eastern Hills Dr UC Sharma
1993 Phosphate Potash Institute of Canada FAI Award for management and balanced use of inputs in achieving maximum yield Drs JC Grewal, RC Sharma, SS lal, SP Trehan, JP Singh, VS Kushwah, MC Sood, KC Sud and NC Upadhayay
1993 Fertilizer Association of India-Silver Jublee Award for outstanding doctoral research in fertilizer use Dr JP Singh
1994 Best Paper Award by Indian Phytopathological Society Drs BP Singh, SK Bhattacharyya, S Roy and GS Shekhawat
1995 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award for developing agro-techniques in tribal areas of NEH region Drs UC Sharma and Kamla Singh
1995 Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Memorial Award(1990-92) for developing management practice for control of PTM in NEH region Dr Lakshman Lal
1995 Best Instution Award-1995 of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research Central Potato Research Institute
1996 Best Paper Award by Indian Potato Association(IPA) Drs SK Pandey and PK Gupta
1996 Best Paper Award by Indian Potato Association(IPA) Drs TP Trivedi and D Rajagopal
1996 Best Paper Award of IPA Drs Sarjeet Singh and H Barker
1997 NS Randhawa Medal for Best Essay by Punjab Agril. Univ., Ludhiana Dr Jai Gopal
1997 ICAR Young Scientist Award-1996 Dr D Sarkar
1997 Jawahar Lal Nehru Award for Best Ph.D Thesis Dr (Mrs.) SK Sandhu
1997 Best Paper Award by Association of Food Scientist & Technologist, India, Delhi Chapter Drs SV Singh Devandra Kumar, SK Pandey and PC Gaur
1997 Dr GA Dastane Gold Medal & IARI Merit Medal Dr Parveen Kumar
1997 Dr Mundkur Memorial Award of Indian Phytopathological Society Dr GS Shekhawat
1997 Best Paper Award of IPA Dr JP Singh et al.

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