The Nina Saxena Excellence in Technology Award 2008, this year was presented to Dr. Subhash P. Andey, Dr. Prakesh S. Kalker Dr. Madan V. Nanoti, Scientists, Geo-Environment Management Division, NEERI, Nagpur. Commemorating the spirit of its illustrous Alumna Dr. Nina Saxena, the award encourages and promtes technical innovation with a social development focus in India.
Speaking on the Occasion, Dr. Amit Patra, Dean, Alumni Affairs IIT Kharagpur expressed ” Dr. Nina Saxena was a brilliant alumna of the Institute who along with a succesful career had the vision of alleviating poverty and boosting overall economic growth in India”. The Award has aptly kept her vision and philosophy of life intact by aptly recognizing the innovation of the scientists of the Geo-Environment Management Division, NEERI.
More information about the award can be found at http://www.ninasaxena.com/Award-2008.html .