Awards & Honours

Dr. SC Parija Oration Award

This is a prestigious international award of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology (IATP) given every year to eminent parasitologists aged 55 years and above from India and abroad in recognition of their contributions to the field of parasitology. The person must be of repute in the field of parasitology and should have contributed immensely to the subject over a considerable period as evidenced by papers published in peer-reviewed journals, monographs/textbooks written on parasitological topics, etc. In addition, individuals from the industry segment who have contributed to the development of parasitology would also be considered for the award. The awardee will be given a certificate and a gold medal at the Annual Congress of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology. The recipient will deliver an Oration during the Annual Congress. A full transcript of the Oration will be published in the forthcoming issue of ‘Tropical Parasitology’, the official journal of IATP.
Award Recipients

Prof. Suma Krishnasastry, Principal/Dean (former), Director, Filariasis Research center, WHO collaborating center for MMDP in LF, Govt. T.D. Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala.

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Prof Partha Sarathi Banerjee, Principal Scientist, Eastern Regional station, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Kolkata.

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Dr. Rakesh Sehgal, Professor & Head, Department of Medical Parasitology, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

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Dr.K.N.Prasad, Senior Consultant and Head, Department of  Microbiology,  Apollo Super Specialty Hospital, Lucknow, UP, India.

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Dr. S Geethalakshmi, Vice Chancellor, Dr. M.G. R. Educational and Research Institute, Maduravoyal, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

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Dr. Pradeep Das, Director, Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (Indian Council of Medical Research), Patna, Bihar, India.

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Prof. T. Shanti Kumar Singh, Former Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences Gangtok, Sikkim, India.

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Dr. Suresh Kumar Govind, Professor & Head, Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya, Kualampur, Malaysia.

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Dr.Gagandeep Kang, Professor of Microbiology,  Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Division of Gastrointestinal Sciences,  Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, Tamilnadu. India

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2014 Not Given NIL

Dr. T.M. Mohapatra, Professor  Emeritus,  Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, UP, India.

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Dr. M. C. Agarwal, Former Professor & Head, Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Jabalpur, MP, India.

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Dr.J. Mahanta, Distinguished Scientist Chair, Regional Medical Research Centre, for North Eastern Region ( ICMR),  Dibrugarh, Assam, India.

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Dr. Nancy Malla, Former Professor and Head, Department of Medical Parasitology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.

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Dr. R. C. Mahajan, Professor Emeritus, Department of Parasitology, PGIMER, Chandigarh. India.

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Dr. B. C. Harinath, Former Director, Jamnalal Bajaj Tropical  Disease Research Centre, MGIMS, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India.

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Dr. Jyotish Samantaray, Former Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India.

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2020 Not Given Nil
2019 Dr Vijaya Laxmi Nag, Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Know More
2018 Not Given Nil
2017 Dr Sumeeta Khurana, Professor, Department of Parasitology, PGI, Chandigarh. Know More
2016 Dr. Debendra Kumar, Retired Professor. Know More
2015 Dr Ujjala Ghoshal, Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, SGPGI, Lucknow, UP. Know More
2014 Dr. K.N.Prasad, Senior Consultant and Head, Department of  Microbiology, Apollo Super Speciality Hospital, Lucknow, UP. Know More
2013 Dr. B.R.Mirdha, Professor, Department o Microbiology, AIIMS, New Delhi. Know More
2012 Dr. M.L. Dubey, Former Professor & Head, Department of Parasitology, PGI, Chandigarh. Know More
2011 Dr. S.G. Joshi, Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharastra. Know More
2010 Dr. S.C. Parija, Vice-Chancellor, Shri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Pondicherry. Know More
2009 Dr. Rakesh Sehgal, Professor & Head, Department of Parasitology, PGI, Chandigarh. Know More
2008 Dr. Sarman Singh, Director, AIIMS Bhopal, MP. Know More
2007 Dr. S.Geethalakshmi, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. M.G. R. Educational and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamilnadu. Know More
Dr. S. Shantha, Dean, Tagore Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu. Know More