This medal was instituted in 2012 by the endowment of Rs. 1,00,000/ - received from Late Prof. C.M. Govil and Prof. Y. Vimala and her family members. The Medal is awarded to an outstanding Plant Morphologist/Taxonomist up to the age of 50 years for his/her research contributions in any group of plant kingdom. Applicants (life member) are required to submit detailed biodata, list of publications and reprints of ten best papers for evaluation. The selection is done by a Committee of three Judges appointed for the purpose. The application should be submitted to the Secretary.

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