The awards will be given once every year to Indian Nationals residing in India with substantial work in India.
The applicants/nominees should have the minimum academic qualifications namely MBBS.
The applicants/nominees for the award category ‘Emerging Young Leader in Medicine and Health Care’ should be born on or after 1st August 1978.
In case of joint/shared work, only the lead applicant/nominee will be considered for the award.
The award money may be subject to taxes as imposed by the Government of India.
Only the applications/nominations received on or before the last date will be considered.
In case no suitable candidate is found from among the applications/nominations received, the Jury may nominate a candidate of its own or decide not to give the award at all.
The selection by the Jury will be subject to usual due diligence on Ethical, Moral and Human Values. Based on the outcome of such due diligence, the Governing Council may require the Jury to reconsider the selection.
The decision of the Jury shall be final and binding on all.