STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) has conferred Research Productivity Award in category-D to Principal Scientific Officer (PSO) of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Dr. Ramzan Khan, for the year 2013-14.
Khan is the only scientist from PARC to achieve this honour as a recognition of his research contribution in Molecular Biotechnology and Genomics during 2012.
The PCST manages the Research Productivity Award (RPA) every year for the productive scientists of the country with the aim to encourage them for their valuable contribution in serving the nation in various fields.
The award is conferred to scientists working in public or private sector universities, science and technology as well as research and development organizations in addition to ministries and divisions engaged in basic and applied research.
The evaluation is done on the basis of the criteria which has been developed and approved by a high level committee constituted by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST).