Published on: November 17, 2022

Infosys Science awards

Infosys Science awards

buy Latuda online overnight uk Why in news? The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) announced the winners of the Infosys Prize 2022in six categories – Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences


  • Suman Chakraborty (Engineering & CS), Sudhir Krishnaswamy (Humanities),
  • Vidita Vaidya (Life Sciences), Mahesh Kakde (Mathematical Sciences), Nissim Kanekar (Physical Sciences), and Rohini Pande (Social Sciences).
  • Sudhir Krishnaswamy and Mahesh Kakde are from Bengaluru

About Infosys Science Awards

  • It is an annual award given to scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists of Indian origin (not necessarily born in India)
  • Awards ranks among the highest monetary awards in India to recognize research.
  • Prize : Gold medallion, a citation certificate, and prize money of US$100,000 (or its equivalent in Indian Rupees).
  • The prize purse is tax free in the hands of winners in India.
  • In 2008, the prize was jointly awarded by the Infosys Science Foundation and National Institute of Advanced Studies for mathematics.
  • 2009- Three additional categories were added: Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.
  • 2010 – Engineering and Computer Science was added as a category. In 2012, a sixth category, Humanities, was added.