List of Awardees
S.No. Name Year
BHASKARA AWARD
S.No Name Year
1. Dr. George Joseph 1997
2. Prof. Bulusu Lakshmana Deekshatulu 1998
3. P. Subba Rao 1999
4. Dr. Baldev Sahai 2000
5. Col.(Dr.) L.R.A. Narayan 2001
6. Dr. A.K.S. Gopalan 2002
7. Dr. Dasika Durga Prasada Rao 2003
8. Shri. Kalathinkal Krishnanunni 2004
9. Shri K. Thyagarajan 2005
10. Dr. R.R. Navalgund 2006
11. Shri. A.S. Kiran Kumar 2007
12. Dr. K. Radha Krishnan 2008
13. Dr. Shailesh Nayak 2009
14. Dr. Parth Sarathi Roy 2010
15. Dr. Prithvish Nag 2010
16. Dr. J.S. Parihar 2011
17. Dr. S.K. Shivakumar 2012
18. Dr. V.K. Dadhwal 2013
19. Dr. Y.V.N Krishna Murthy 2014
20. Dr. VS Hegde 2015
21. Dr. M Annadurai 2016
22. DR. AJAI 2017
23. DR. SANTANU CHOWDHURY 2017
24. Dr. P G Diwakar 2018
25. Dr. A Senthil Kumar 2018
26. Dr. K Sivan 2019
Satish Dhawan Award
S.No Name year
1. Dr. P.K. Sharma 2008
2. Dr. P.P. Nageswara Rao 2009
3. Dr. Vinay Kumar Dadhwal 2010
4. Dr. J.R. Sharma 2011
5. Dr. M. Baba 2012
6. Shri. D.R.M. Samudraiah 2013
7. Dr. S.S Ray 2014
8. Dr. A Senthil Kumar 2015
9. Dr. SK Saha 2015
10. Dr. Prakash Chauhan 2016
11. DR. RAJ KUMAR 2017
12. DR. SN OMKAR 2017
13. Prof. Shakil Ahmed Romshoo 2018
14. Dr. Rashmi Sharma 2019
15. Shri. P.L.N Raju 2019
National Geo-Spatial Award for Excellence
S.No Name year
1. Shri A.R. Dasgupta 2005
2. Dr. P. Nag 2006
3. Dr. (Mrs.) Parvatham Venkatachalam 2007
4. Dr. Mukund Rao 2008
5. Dr. S.K. Pathan 2009
6. Dr. P.K. Srivastava 2010
7. Major General Dr. R Siva Kumar 2011
8. Dr. B.K. Mohan 2012
9. Dr. Bharat Lohani 2012
10. Dr. Gangalakunta P. Obi Reddy 2013
11. Prof. Usha Natesan 2014
12. Dr. Sarnam Singh 2015
13. Shri Vinod Bothale 2016
14. Dr. Brijendra Pateriya 2016
15. DR. J.K GHOSH 2017
16. Dr. S.P. Aggarwal 2018
17. Dr. R D Garg 2018
18. Dr. Narayan Panigrahi 2019
19. Shri. Shashikant Sharma 2019
P.R. PISHAROTY MEMORIAL AWARD (Earlier known as Indian National Remote Sensing Award)
S.No Name year
1. Dr. S.M. Ramaswamy 1991
2. Dr. P.S. Roy 1991
3. Dr. R.R. Navalgund 1992
4. Dr. R.N. Jadhav 1993
5. Shri S.K. Shiva Kumar 1993
6. Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar 1994
7. Dr. Shailesh Nayak 1994
8. Dr. Shiv Mohan 1995
9. Dr. R.S. Dwivedi 1995
10. Dr. A.K. Basu 1996
11. Dr. V. Raghavswamy 1996
12. Dr. Ajai 1997
13. Dr. Ramesh P. Singh 1997
14. Dr. D.S. Mitra 1998
15. Dr. Y.V.B. Sarma 1998
16. Dr. V.K. Dadhwal 1999
17. Dr. R. Nagaraja 1999
18. NONE 2000
19. Dr. Arun Kumar Saraf 2001
20. George Philip 2002
21. Dr. Ramesh Kumar 2003
22. Prakash Chauhan 2004
23. V. Bhanumurthy 2004
24. Shibendu Shankar Ray 2005
25. Raghavendra Pratap Singh 2005
26. Dr. Raj Kumar & Shri K.R. Manjunath 2006
27. Dr. P.K. Champaty Ray 2007
28. Dr. Rashmi Sharma 2008
29. Sunjay Dutta 2009
30. Mr. Rajat Shubra Chatterjee 2010
31. Mr. Bimal Kumar Bhattacharya 2011
32. Dr. S.K. Srivastava 2011
33. Dr. P.K. Thapliyal 2012
34. Dr. Mehul R Pandya 2013
35. Dr. P.K. Joshi 2014
36. Dr. C. Sudhakar Reddy 2014
37. Dr. Anil Kumar 2015
38. Mr. D. Rabindra K Nayak 2015
39. Dr. (Ms.) Abha Chhabra 2016
40. Dr. Neeraj Agarwal 2017
41. DR. HITENDRA PADALIA 2018
42. SHRI SATADRU BHATTACHARYA 2018
43. Dr. Sreejith K .M 2019
44. Dr. M.B. Rajani 2019
45. Dr. Subrata Nandy 2020
46. Dr. C.P. Singh 2020
Indian National Geo-Spatial Award
S.No Name year
1. Shri Sashikant A. Sharma 2006
2. Dr. Gangalakunta P. Obi Reddy 2007
3. Shri. T. Srinivasa Kumar 2008
4. Shri R.J. Bhanderi 2009
5. Mr. E. Pattabhi Rama Rao 2010
6. Dr. Sameer Saran 2011
7. Mr. M Arulraj 2012
8. Dr. KS Rajan 2013
9. Dr. C Jeganathan 2015
10. Dr. Harish Chandra Karnatak 2016
11. Dr. Rajeev Kumar Jaiswal 2017
12. DR. JOHN MATHEW 2018
13. MR. SHRIDHAR D. JAWAK 2018
14. Dr. Bharath Haridas Aithal 2019
15. Shri. Kapil Oberai 2020
16. Dr. Sanid Chirakkal 2020
President's Appreciation Medal
S.No Name year
1. Dr. N.S. Mehta 2011
2. Dr. S.K Saha -
3. Shri H. N. Madhusudhan 2013
4. Prof. P.L.N. Raju 2014
5. Prof. Sarvesh Palria 2015
6. Dr. SP Aggarwal 2016
7. DR. RABI NARAYAN SAHOO 2018
8. Dr. R. K. SETIA 2019
ISRS Best Chapter Award
S.No Name year
1. Ahmedabad Chapter 2011
2. Bhopal Chapter 2012
3. Dehradun Chapter 2013
4. Delhi Chapter 2014
5. Ludhiana Chapter 2015
6. Dehradun Chapter 2016
7. VISAKHAPATNAM Chapter 2017
8. SHILLONG CHAPTER 2018
9. Ludhiana Chapter 2019
Best Paper Published in JISRS
S.No Name year
1. Mr. I. Sadhu Khan, D. Lohar, & D.K. Pal (Vol. 31 No. 4) 2003
2. Dr. V.D. Mishra, Dr. P. Mathur and Dr. R.P. Singh (Vol. 33 No. 3) 2005
3. Dr. A.N. Akmanchi & Dr. V. Deosthali (Vol. 34 No. 3) 2006
4. Reshu Agarwal & J.K. Garg (Vol. 35 No. 4) & R.S. Aaarthy & Sanjeevi (Vol. 35 No. 2) 2007
5. R. Sinha, G.V. Bapalu, L.K. Singh and B. Rath (Vol. 36 No. 4) 2008
1. Mr. Senthilnath J. (Ist) for the article published in JISRS Vol. 37 No. 3 (September 2009) issue 2009
2. Ms. Poonam Tiwari (IInd) for the article published in JISRS Vol. 37 No. 2 (June 2009) issue 2009
8. Mr. Anil Kumar (Ist) for the article published in JISRS Vol. 38 No. 2 (June 2010) issue 2010
9. Mr. Uttam Kumar (IInd) for the article published in JISRS Vol. 38 No. 4 (December 2011) issue 2010
10. S. K. Das 2011
11. Dr. P.K. Singh for the article published in the Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing Vol. 40 (1), 85-96 issue 2012
12. Dr. V Sivakumar for the article published in the Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing Vol. 40 (4), 551-564 issue 2012
13. Mr.S. Rajesh 2013
14. Dr. T. Thangaradjpu 2013
15. Dr. Sujay Dutta for the article published in JISRS Vol. 42 (2), June 2014 issue 2014
16. Shri Manohar Yadav for the article published in JISRS Vol. 42 (2), June 2014 Issue 2014
17. Evaluation of RISAT-1 SAR Radiometric Calibration Using Extended Amazon Rainforest(M. Gupta, A. Sharma, B. Kartikeyan) 2017
18. Spatial-Correlation Based Persistent Scatterer Interferometric study for Ground Deformation (K. Biswas, D. Chakravarty, P. Mitra, A. Misra) 2017
19. Development of CityGML Application Domain Extension for Indoor Routing and Positioning (A. Dutta, S. Saran, A. Senthil Kumar) 2017
20. Evaluating the Woody Species Diversity by means of Remote Sensed Spectral and Texture Measures in the Urban Forest (U.Y. Ozkan, I. Ozdemir, S. Saglam, A. Yesil, T. Demirel) 2017
21. Geospatial mapping of soil organic carbon using regression kriging and remote sensing. (Kumar, N., Velmurugan, A., Hamm, N. A., & Dadhwal, V. K.) 2018
22. A tool assessing optimal multi-scale image segmentation (Vamsee, A. M., Kamala, P., Martha, T. R., Kumar, K. V., & Amminedu, E 2018
23. Species mapping using citizen science approach through IBIN portal: use case in foothills of Himalaya (Singh, P., Saran, S., Kumar, D., Padalia, H., Srivastava, A., & Kumar, A. S.) 2018
24. Spatial prediction of rainfall-induced landslides using aggregating one-dependence estimators classifier (Pham, B. T., Prakash, I., Jaafari, A., & Bui, D. T.) 2018
25. Dense DSM and DTM Point Cloud Generation Using CARTOSAT-2E Satellite Images for High-Resolution Applications (V.G.K. Pendyala, H.K. Kalluri,& C.V. Rao) 2019
26. Ship Classification in SAR Images Using a New Hybrid CNN–MLP Classifier (F. Sharifzadeh, G. Akbarizadeh, & Y.S. Kavian) 2019
27. Application of a Geographic Information System to Analyze Traffic Accidents Using Nantou County, Taiwan, as an Example (J.M. Su, Y.M. Wang, C.H. Chang, & P.J. Wu) 2019
28. Estimation of Leaf Chlorophyll Concentration in Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Using High-Resolution Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Imagery Based on Kernel Ridge Regression(G. Singhal, B. Bansod, L. Mathew, J. Goswami, B.U. Choudhury, & P.L.N. Raju) 2019
SDI Best Paper Published in JISRS
S.No Name year
1. Dr. B. Lohani, A. Dashora, B. Sreenivas, J.N. Malik & A.A. Shah (Vol. 34 No. 2) 2006
2. Shri Nadeem Ahmed 2007
3. Dr. Jayakanta Kumar Ghosh & Ankur Singh 2008
4. Ms. T.T Miranlee 2011
5. Dr. V. Sivakumar 2012
Young Achiever Award
S.No Name year
1. Shri. Amitabh 2008
2. Ms. Nandini Ray Chaudhury 2012
3. Mr. Indrani Mondal 2016
4. Ms. M Vijaya Sunanda 2016
5. Dr. Priyanka Singh 2020
Fellows of the Society
S.No Name year
1. Prof. P. D. Bhavsar -
2. Prof. B. L. Deekshatulu -
3. Dr. George Joseph -
4. Mr. P. P.Kale -
5. Dr. L. R. A. Narayan -
6. Dr. P. C. Pandey -
7. Dr. D. P.Rao -
8. Dr. K.G. Tejwani -
9. Dr. Baldev Sahai -
10. Dr. R. R. Navalgund -
11. Prof. A. K. Roy -
12. Dr. A.K.S. Gopalan -
13. Dr. K. Radhakrishnan -
14. Mr. G.S.Srivastava -
15. Dr. P.K.Sharma -
16. Dr. Jai Singh Parihar -
17. Dr. Parth Sarathi Roy -
18. Dr. Shailesh Nayak -
19. Prof. V.V. Peshwa -
20. Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar -
21. Dr. S.K. Shivakumar -
22. Dr. V. Jayaraman -
23. Dr. R Krishnan -
24. Dr. Prithvish Nag -
25. Dr. Ramesh P Singh -
26. Dr. Pramod Kumar Verma -
27. Dr.SM Ramasamy -
28. Dr. VK Dadhwal -
29. Dr. Pranav Desai -
30. Dr. DK Das -
31. Dr. NC Gautam -
32. Dr. (Mrs.) P Venkatachalam -
33. Dr. YVN Krishna Murthy -
34. Dr. VS Hegde -
35. Dr. Bharat Lohani -
36. Dr. M Annadurai -
37. Dr. PG Diwakar -
38. Shri Tapan Misra -
39. Dr. SS Ray -
40. DR. SUJIT KUMAR BASU 2018
41. Dr. DRM Samudraiah 2019
42. Prof. Shakil Ahmed Romshoo 2019
43. Dr. Prakash Chauhan 2019
44. Dr. K. Sivan 2020
45. Dr. A.S. Rajawat 2020
46. Dr. S.P.S. Kushwaha 2020
47. Prof. P. K. Garg 2020
HONORARY FELLOWS
S.No Name Year
1. Dr. Karl Harmsen -
2. Dr. K. Kasturirangan -
3. Prof. G. Konecny -
4. Dr. Shunji Murai -
5. Prof. Yash Pal -
6. Prof. U.R. Rao -
7. Col. J.N. Sinha -
8. Dr. M.S. Swaminathan -
9. Dr. Orhan Altan 2017
10. Dr. George Joseph 2017
11. Dr. B.L. Deekshatulu 2017
DR. VIKRAM SARABHAI MEMORIAL LECTURE
S.No. Name Year Details
1. Prof. U.R. Rao 1992 Remote Sensing for sustainable Development
2. Dr. S.Z. Qasim 1992 Remote Sensing for ocean Resources
3. Prof. P.R. Pisharoti 1993 Remote Sensing Applications for Resources Development
4. Prof. Yash Pal 1994 Impact of Space Technology and Society
5. Prof. M.G.K. Menon 1995 Impact of Modern Technology on Envionment
6. Dr. K. Kasturirangan 1996 A Space Agenda for Water : Challenges and Prespectives
7. Prof. B.L. Deekshatulu 1997 Recent Trends on Remote Sensing Data Analysis
8. Dr. A.E. Muthunayagam 1998 -
9. Dr. G.B. Pant 2000 How Long Triggered Earthquake will continue in the Vicinity of the Koyna Dam
10. Dr. Harsh K. Gupta 2001 in series of the above the 10th lecture
11. Dr. Vinod Gaur 2002 Space probes and Planetary Thermodynamics
12. Dr. R.R. Kelkar 2003 Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Ocean Observation, Prediction and Research
13. Dr. P.S. Goyel 2004 Earth Observation Systems Technology : Trends and Challenges
14. Mr. B.S. Bhatia 2005 Space Application: Need for Institution Building
15. Dr. J.N. Goswami 2006 Remote Sensing of Moon with Chandrayan - I
16. Dr. B.N. Suresh 2007 Journey to Space and return
17. Dr. Roddam Narasimha 2008 Climate Change and its impacts
18. Dr. Sulochana Gadgil 2009 Monsoon through the Eye in the sky
19. Dr. Pramod Kale 2010 Water Availibility in coming decades
20. Dr. Ramakrishna Nemani 2011 Composition, Condition and Function of Global Land Vegetation
21. Dr. R.R. Navalgund 2012 Harnessing Space Technology For Sustainable Agriculture
22. Dr. Shailesh Nayak 2013 Towards stewardship of oceans
23. Dr. Shailesh Nayak 2014 India’s Global Engagements in Earth System Science
24. Mr. N.K. Sinha, IAS 2015 Importance of the Space technology in creating geospatial database for heritage science
and facilitating the planning for their preservation
25. Dr. AS Kiran Kumar 2016 Space Inputs for societal and governance applications
26. Dr. K Sivan 2017 India’s Space Transportation System
27. Dr. Dipankar Bhattacharya 2018 Observing the Cosmos: Achievements and Aspirations of the Indian Space Programme
28. Shri. Kiran Karnik, Padma Shri 2019 Hi-Tech for People’s Good: Vikram Sarabhai’s Enduring Legacy
29. Dr. K. Radhakrishnan 2020 Changing Paradigms in EO Applications and Services