1 award, by Nomination only
This award is the highest recognition by the Society, and shall be conferred only to the rare of the rarest contributors to the society, if suitable nomination(s) of that stature is received. In view of the status of the award, it need not be an annual event. The award carries a shawl, citation, certificate and a pioneering memento. It shall be awarded amongst the members of the Society fulfilling the criteria:
1) Life Member of ISAE for 25 years, or ISAE Fellow of 10 years and must be a renowened/rare personality of the field.
2) Outstanding professional contributions in one or more of the following areas:
i. pioneering improvement of agricultural engineering education/ research/ extension/ industry /consultancy in India,
ii. pioneering research contributions that led to greater recognition of agricultural engineering profession,
iii. pioneering efforts in applications of agricultural engineering technologies leading to mass adoption by stakeholder/ industry/entrepreneur,
iv. pioneering efforts made by Industry/Corporate member in industrial sector of any recognized field of agricultural engineering with large-scale employment of agricultural engineers and making available quality commercial product of international standards to Indian stakeholders.
Nomination for the award is to be sent directly to the President of the Society. Nomination may either be made by two ISAE Gold medalists/past Presidents, or by the President/Executive Committee in consultation with senior members/past Presidents for awarding a stalwart of the profession.