Dr. B.C. Roy Award


Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Fund

The Medical Council of India instituted Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Fund in 1962 to perpetuate his memory. "The Fund" is registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860. "The Fund" invites nominations under the following categories as provided under the Memorandum of Association of the Society. The Award is of the value of Rs.1,00,000/- and a Silver Salver in each of the following categories.

  1. Statesmanship of the Highest Order in our country
  2. Medical man-cum-Statesman.
  3. Eminent Medical Person.
  4. Eminent person in Philosophy
  5. Eminent person in Arts.

Nominations forwarded through the respective Chief Minister, Chancellor or Vice Chancellor of Universities, Chairman of the University Grants Commission, Directors, viz. I.C.M.R.,C.S.I.R., I.C.A.R., Deans of the Faculty of Medicine, National Organisations of the Profession, Recognised Engineering Institutes, Indian Science Congress, Member of the Medical Council of India etc., alongwith brief reasons for making such recommendations should be set out by the person concerned. Special priority in making the Award shall be accorded to the objectives of granting an award to a Medical man-cum-Statesman, a person of nationwide eminence and popularity and who has contributed a great deal of service to the nation in different spheres of activity. The award may be made to individual or to an institution. The nomination should be supported by the following: -

  1. 30 copies of curriculum vitae of the candidate and full address of communication.
  2. A statement of the work, achievement, accomplishment or performance on which the claim to the award is based.
  3. One set of publications.
  4. A reasoned justification for the nomination.
  5. Consent of nominee.

Other Awards are:-

1. Oration - Under Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Fund.

The value of the oration award is Rs. 15,000/- and Medal Nomination are invited for consideration for this award. Nominations containing following can be made by the colleagues and teachers of candidates, Civic leaders, Professional Societies or Established experts in various industries or other fields. The nominee should not be related either by blood, marriage or adoption to the person making the nomination provided that such a person has not played any direct part in the nominee's work.

  1. Justification for Nomination.
  2. Thirty five copies of full bio-data and address for correspondence.
  3. Consent of Nominee.
  4. List of publications.
  5. One set of publications.
  6. Topic of Oration.
The nomination should mention clearly, the category under which it is to be considered. There are no special nomination form for this purpose. One person will be eligible to make one nomination only. Indian Nationals are only eligible for the award.


2. Dr. B.C. Roy National Award - To recognize the best talents in encouraging the Development of specialities in Different branches in Medicine. The Management Committee of the Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Fund registered under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860, has decided to give award in recognition, of the best talents in encouraging the Development of Specialities in different branches of Medicine and for this purpose Nominations are invited. The value of each award is Rs.15,000/- and a Medal. Nominations containing the following can be made by the colleagues and teachers of candidates, Civic leaders, Professional Societies or Established Experts in various industries or other fields. The Nominee should not be related either by blood, marriage or adoption to the person making the nomination provided that such a person has not played any direct part in the nominee's work.

  1. Justification for Nomination.
  2. Thirty five copies of full bio-data and address for correspondence.
  3. List of publications.
  4. One set of publications.

3. Dr. B.C. Roy National Award - To recognize the merit of an Eminent Medical Teachers. Management Committee of the Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Fund registered under the Societies Registration Act. XXI of 1860, has decided to give award to Eminent teachers in different specialities. The value of the award is Rs. 15,000/- and a medal for each awardees. Nominations containing the following can be made by the colleagues and teachers of candidates, Civic leaders, Professional Societies or established expert in various industries or other fields. The Nominee should not be related either by blood, marriage or adoption to the person making the nomination provided that such a person has not played any direct part in the nominee's work.

  1. Justification for Nomination.
  2. Thirty five copies of full bio-data and address for correspondence.
  3. List of publications.
  4. One set of publications.

4. Dr. B.C. Roy National Award - To recognize the outstanding service in the field of Socio-Medical Relief. The Management Committee of the Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Fund registered under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860, has decided to give award in recognition of the outstanding service in the field of Socio-Medical Relief and in the establishment of the Medical organisations and Medical institutions. The value of the award is Rs. 15,000/- and a Medal. It has further been decided that services rendered towards leprosy, Blindness, Physically handicapped, relief during natural calamities, Community Health, Malaria, Family Planning and Nutrition will also fall under the category of Socio-Medical Relief. Nominations containing the following can be made by the colleagues and teachers of candidates, Civic leaders, Professional Societies or Established experts in various industries or other fields. The nominee should not be related either by blood, marriage or adoption to the person making the nomination provided that such a person has not played any direct part in the nominee's work.

  1. Justification for Nomination.
  2. Thirty five copies of full bio-data and address for correspondence.
  3. List of publications
  4. One set of publications.

5. Dr. B.C. Roy Research Projects - To give aid or Assistance to Research Project. The Management Committee of Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Fund at its meeting held on 29.6.95 decided to give aid or assistance to deserving research projects for a period of two years to those institutions/persons who are carrying on or intend to carry out research in medical field. The Management Committee further decided that suitable projects may be invited from all the Medical Colleges/Individuals. Nominations in a Sealed Cover marked ‘Confidential’ are to be sent to by name to  Secretary, Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Fund, Pocket – 14 , Sector – 8, Dwarka  Phase –1 , New Delhi - 110077 by 31st December of every year.