ISAE Gold Medal Eligibility

The prestigious ISAE Gold Medal is awarded to any life member fulfilling the following criteria and to be nominated by ISAE Gold Medalists/Past Presidents:

  1. Life Member of ISAE for 20 years
  2. ISAE Fellow
  3. Contributions made to ISAE in various capacities including significant contributions made as executive committee/council member of ISAE and its Chapters, editors of ISAE publications, reviewer of journal articles, organizing national/regional conventions, enrolling large membership, improving financial position of ISAE, presiding over ISAE committee nominated by ISAE Executive Committee for its various activities and any other significant contribution made to ISAE as professional body to support mandate of ISAE at national/international level.
  4. Outstanding Professional contribution in one of the following area:
    • Education: Establishment/improvement of Agricultural Engineering Education in India to be judged on the basis of establishment of new Agricultural Engineering Institution, design of new courses & contents, guidance to Ph.D. and Masters students leading to recognition of students thesis by national/international awards.
    • Research: Pioneering research contribution that lead to greater recognition to Agricultural Engineering Profession to be judged on the basis of quality of research publications in highly rated research journals, citation index, recognitions of research by national/international bodies, patents, product development & commercialization, adoption of research outcome by stakeholders including farmers.
    • Field/Extension: Pioneering efforts in field applications of Agricultural Engineering technologies leading to mass adoption to be judged on the basis of supporting evidence in any of the following:
      • Introduction of new implements and tools technology with large scale adoption,
      • Introduction of innovative land water management treatments leading on large scale area treatment for soil moisture security,
      • Introduction of innovative irrigation system leading to mass adoption and evidence of enhanced water productivity.
      • Introduction of innovative energy gadgets leading to mass energy conservation as evidenced from local government reports,
      • Introduction of any post harvest, processing, value addition technology and mass scale adoption by users as evidenced from market penetration of such products.
    • Industry: Corporate Member with pioneering efforts in establishment of industry in any recognized field of agricultural engineering that led to large scale employment of agricultural engineers and making available quality commercial product of international standards to Indian farmers to be judged on the basis of number of agricultural engineers on roll, market share in Indian market, annual domestic sale and export. Industry should be at least 15 year old and should have been recognized by central/state Government agencies for its quality product and services to farmers.