iSRO awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development – 2014

The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development was presented to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) at a function today in New Delhi.

The Prize was presented by former Prime Minister and IGMT trustee, Dr Manmohan Singh, in the presence of Mrs Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, and was received on behalf of ISRO by Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, ISRO.

The Prize, which was announced in the year 2014 by the jury headed by the Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari, consists of a trophy made of banded Haematite Jasper, with a portrait of the late Prime Minister in the tradition of Jaipur miniature paintings, a cash award of Rs 1 crore and a Citation.

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