Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has announced several schemes for Women’s Empowerment and the proposal is in line with theme for this year’s National Science Day - ‘Women in Science’.
The 11 Chairs have been instituted in various areas of research including Agriculture, Biotechnology, Immunology, Phytomedicine, Biochemistry, Medicine, Social Sciences, Earth Science & Meteorology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics & Fundamental Research.
One of the chairs constituted is under the name of the noted anthropologist Dr IrawatiKarve.
Details are as following:
Chair to be instituted in the name of
Fields with which the Scientist was associated
Dr. Archana Sharma (1932-2008) Renowned cytogenetist
Agriculture and Allied Research
Dr. Janaki Ammal (1897-1984) The Pioneering Botanist
Dr. Darshan Ranganathan
(1941-2001) Organic Chemist
Dr. Ashima Chatterjee (1917-2006) Chemist Par Excellence
Organic Chemistry, Phytomedicine
Dr. KadambiniGanguly(1861-1923) A doctor who broke the muth
Dr IrawatiKarve (1905-1970) Studying Humans
Dr. Anna Mani (1918-2001) Pioneer Indian Meterologist
Dr. Rajeshwari Chatterjee (1922-2010) First Woman engineer from the State of Karnataka
Dr. Raman Parimala (b.1948) Mathematician (Bhatnagar Award, 1987)
Kamal Ranadive (8 November 1917-2001) (medicine)