The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prizes are awarded annually by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) to outstanding Indian research workers in seven disciplines of science and technology. The SSB Prizes are awarded to scientists for their outstanding scientific contributions made primarily in India during last 5 years preceding the year of the award are eligible for the Prize. The SSB Prize comprising a citation, a plaque and a cash award of Rupees two lakh is given to each selected person.
The Advisory Committees, this year, selected 13 scientists for the award of the 2003 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize.
In Biological Sciences, one scientist has been selected. He is:
In Chemical Sciences, two scientists have been selected. Their names are:
Two scientists have been selected in Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences.
In Engineering Sciences two persons have been selected. They are:
In Mathematical Sciences, two scientists have been selected. Theyare:
In Medical Sciences, two persons have been chosen: Their names are:
In Physical Sciences two scientists have been selected. They are: