Award Rules

General Rules

  1.                                   COMPETITIVE  AWARDS                                   General Rules
    1. Please submit the free paper in appropriate format AWARD / NON-AWARD CATEGORY.
    2. All awards shall be given every 3rd year except following Three awards, which shall be awarded every year:
    • Late Dr Kumud Joshi Award for the best paper presented by a PG student.
    • Dr Ramesh Krishna Agrawal award for the best Poster presentation. Comman for RLM and PGM
    • Dr DNS Choudhary award for best of best paper for RLM
    1. The recipient shall have to be a member of “Good Standing with no Society Dues”.
    2. No award shall be given twice to the same person.
    3. In case a suitable recipient is not found, an award shall be deferred without any hesitation for the next rotation turn.
    4. No award shall be given posthumously.
    5. No combined authorship papers shall be included for the competitive awards.
    6. Even if there is only 1 entry for the competitive award, it should be accepted and evaluated.

    Details of Honorary and Competitive awards as below cane be found out from mpsos.org

     

     

     

     

     

    Awards

    These awards shall be presented on the name of the MPSOS at the Annual Conference of the MPSOS

    All awards shall be given in a rotation of three years in their two separate categories listed here in

    [A] Honorary Award:

    These awards shall be presented to the members of the Society who have at least 20 years of membership for their outstanding ophthalmic service to the community, continued interest in the progress of the society and active scientific interests. He must have attended at least 2 Annual conferences in the last 5 years. The person who has initiated and contributed fully or partly for an award shall not be a nominee for that particular award. All awards shall be given every third year by a fixed rotation. No adjustment shall be made on this provision to accommodate anybody or for any other consideration.

    The recipients for the awards shall be selected by the Award Committee directly on the basis of names suggested by the Divisional Societies to the General Secretary [the Convener of the Award Committee]. A Divisional Society may send two names to be considered for the award at least 3 months in advance to the Convener. In addition the Award Committee may consider names directly also. The committee will also give recommendation for the life Time Achievement Award of AIOS on the basis of the applications received by them through the secretary.

    Eligibility for the Honorary Awards

    1. Only Regular Life Members of M.P.S.O.S and Honorary RLM shall be eligible for the awards.
    2. The recipient shall have to be a member of “Good Standing with no Society Dues”.

    iii. No award shall be given twice to the same person.

    1. Any member of the Society who is eligible for the award shall be entitled to be considered for the same. If he/she is a member of any committee discussing the selection of award, he/she shall withdraw from the discussion at that time.
    2. In case a suitable recipient is not found, an award shall be deferred without any hesitation for the next rotation turn.
    3. No award shall be given posthumously.

    At present there are three such awards:

    [I] Prof. R.K.Mishra Award;

    [2] Prof. R.P.Dhanda Award;

    [3] Prof. A.H. Firdousi Award.

    They shall rotate in this order as per their starting dates.

    1. Prof. R.K. Mishra Award

    Prof R K Mishra Award shall be presented to a Regular Life Member/Honorary RLM of the Society of a minimum of 20 years standing. The member should have an impeccable ethical record as a member of the MPSOS. The recipient should have a record of “Active interest” in the affairs of MPSOS and a contribution to Academic progress of the Society.

    1. Prof. R.P. Dhanda Award

    Prof. R.P. Dhanda Award shall be given to a Regular Life Member/Honorary RLM of the Society of a minimum of 20 years standing. The member should have an impeccable ethical record as a member of the MPSOS. The member should have a record of outstanding community Service in Ophthalmology.

    1. Prof. A.H. Firdousi Award

    Prof. A.H. Firdousi Award shall be given to a senior person deeply interested in ophthalmic service to the weaker section of the society and having no personal or professional blemish in his/her career. He should be a Regular Life Member/HonoraryRLM of the Society of a minimum of 20 years standing.

    [B] Competitive Awards

    1.  The recipient shall have to be a member of “Good Standing with no Society Dues”.
    2. No award shall be given twice to the same person.
    3. Any member of the Society who is eligible for the award shall be entitled to be considered for the same. If he/she is a member of any committee discussing the selection of award, he/she shall withdraw from the discussion at that time.
    4. In case a suitable recipient is not found, an award shall be deferred without any hesitation for the next rotation turn.
    5. No award shall be given posthumously.
    6. No combined authorship papers shall be included for the competitive awards.
    7. All awards in this category shall be given every third year except for the “ Late Dr. Kumud Joshi Award ,which will be given every year.
    8. Even if there is only 1 entry for the competitive award ,it should be accepted and evaluated.

    (1) Prof. G. S. Wagle Oration Competition Award:

    A regular life member (RLM) of the society of a minimum of 10 years standing shall be eligible for this Award. The paper shall be an individual paper based on the work and observations of the author himself/herself. Papers presented earlier in part or full shall not be accepted.

    The candidate shall send his/her paper for this competition. It has to be a one person work on any subject of his/her choice. The paper shall have to reach the Chairperson Scientific Committee at least eight weeks prior to the date of the Annual Conference. The paper shall be judged by a panel of three judges from amongst the RLM of the MPSOS with a minimum standing of 10 years in the Society. The judges shall be appointed by the Chairperson of the Scientific Committee.

    (2) Dr. P.L. Dubey Memorial Award

    This award shall be presented to the best free paper on “Posterior segment” presented in the Annual Conference in which it seeks to be awarded.

    (3) Prof. D.N.S. Choudhary Memorial award

    This award shall be presented to the overall “Best Free Paper of the Year” by a RLM of the Society.

    The name of the winner of the award will be sent by Scientific Committee to AIOS so that it is presented at next AIOS conference. As per the constitution of AIOS the paper will be automatically accepted.

    (4) Prof. R.P. Dhanda Memorial Award

    This award shall be presented to the best free paper of the year on “Cornea” to be presented by a RLM of the Society.

    (5) Prof. I.B. Goel Memorial Award

    This award shall be presented to the best free paper on “Paediatric Ophthalmology” by a RLM/PGM of MPSOS.

    (6) Prof. B. Shukla Award

    This award shall be presented for the “Best Grass Root Free Paperpresented by RLM working /practicing at a district level or below.

    (7) Smt. Prabha Devi Mishra Award

    This award shall be presented for the “Best Free Paper” presented by a lady R L M. of the MPSOS.

    (8) Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Chitrakoot Award for the best Video Film by an Institution

    All video films received for the competition shall be presented at a Video Session and judged by a panel of judges appointed by the scientific committee. The video entries could be either Institutional or individual and award certificate shall be issued accordingly.

    (9) Dr H.C. Setiya Award

    Video Award for the best video on “Management of the surgical complication”  presented by RLM. All video films received for the competition shall be presented at a Video Session and judged by a panel of judges appointed by the scientific committee. The video entries could be either Institutional or individual and award certificate shall be issued accordingly.

    (10) Haripad Datta Award

    “A collective award” shall be given to an affiliated “District Ophthalmological Society” for outstanding ophthalmic public service and academic activity of the ophthalmologist in the district. The report after factual verification shall be submitted by the Secretary of the District Ophthalmic Society to the General Secretary.

    The best district shall be judged on the following criteria: [a] Number of free camp operations done in the year in the district. [b] Academic activities like scientific meetings, seminar symposium workshop etc. [c] Papers presented from the members of the district in the State/National Conference. The Divisional Societies shall encourage their district units for submitting their records to the Awards Committee in time

    Divisional districts like Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar, Ujjain etc shall not be eligible for this award.

    (11) Low vision Aids Award

    This award shall be presented to the best free paper on “ Low vision Aids” presented by a regular life member of the society.

    (12) Smt Narsingh Bahadur Memorial Award

    This award shall be presented to the best free paper on “Glaucoma” presented by a regular life member of the society.

    (13) Dr. J.K.Raizada Award

    This award shall be presented to the best free paper on “Cataract” to be presented by a regular life member of the society.

    (14) Late Dr. Kumud Joshi Award ( For PGs Only )

    This award shall be presented to the best free paper presented by a post graduate student member in a special session. This award will be given every year.

    (15) Dr Ramesh Krishna Agarwal Award 

    This award is for best poster presented by RLM/PG member. Physical posters 4 x 3 feet. Chief author should be present during judgement by panel of judges. Time of the judgement will be informed in the scientific programme.

    (16) Smt Mani Heeresh Chandra Memorial Award 

    This award is for the best paper presented by RLM on Orbit and Oculoplastic in annual conference every 3rd year with all common rules for competitive awards.

    (17) Dr Gokuldas Memorial Award

    This award is for the best paper presented by RLM on cataract in annual conference every 3rd year with all common rules for competitive awards.

     

    [C] Sanctioning Awards to be instituted on name of individuals-

    The society shall carefully evaluate the personal standing of the individual in the society before accepting donation for an award on the name of the individual. The rules for the award sha ll be framed only by the MPSOS. The contributor may express their wishes in general terms while proposing the Award but the rules shall be framed by the MPSOS only. The rules shall be abiding on the donor. The donation for any award shall be Rs. 1,50,000/- (Rupees One Lac fifty thousand only