First International Essay Competition'2020 on Health and Ayurveda
- 1 Update: New date of submission of essays
- 2 Process of next competition
- 2.1 Contact
- 2.2 Information about the competition
- 2.3 Organizers
- 2.4 General guidelines
- 2.5 Publication
- 2.6 Referencing guidelines
Update: New date of submission of essays
The competition process is being re-initiated to invite revised essays and new entries too. In this regard, an educational talk series by experts is being organized from August 04,2020. The new time line for submission of essays is 30 September 2020. The details of the talk series and guidelines will be available soon. All scholars are encouraged to learn and compete in this competition.
The details of assessment of earlier competition can be seen on the discussion link of this page.
Process of next competition
- All participants of earlier competition are eligible to participate again.The registration fees is waived off for all the participants who have submitted their essays in this competition.
- Those participants who are willing to improve their essays, writing skills can download the shortcomings here. They can communicate the Charak Samhita Research Training and Skill Development Centre through email for further guidance and re-submission process.
- Educational videos on expected points by judges will be made available for all the participants for ready reference.
- The detail guidelines for this competition will be published in the first week of August 2020.
- Email: email@example.com
- Dr.Yogesh Deole, Project Co-ordinator, Charak Samhita New Edition Project
Information about the competition
The Charak Samhita Research, Training and Skill Development Centre (CSRTSDC) is established by FHED Trust, India in collaboration with Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda afﬁliated to Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar. The live edition of Charak Samhita is published online on www.charaksamhita.com . Ayurveda, the knowledge of life, gives due importance to prevention and preservation of health. Emphasizing upon the concept of health and its application in current practice of Ayurveda and contemporary medicine, CSRTSDC is organizing an international essay competition. Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, has provided logo support to this event.
Future Scope and Strategies for Preservation of Health through Ayurveda
Expected topics to be covered in essay
- Elaboration of concept of health in Ayurveda classics and other contemporary healthcare systems
- Components of health and their importance
- Practical guidelines for implementing concept of health in today's society
- Applied researches on preservation and protection of health
- Prevention of disease occurrence and recurrence
- Model healthcare system and its propagation
- Future strategies for preservation of health
- Atreya Award: Rs. 51000/- and certificate
- Agnivesh Award: Rs. 21000/- and certificate
- Charak Award: Rs. 11000/- and certificate
- Dridhabala Awards: Three Consolation Prizes of Rs. 5000/- each and certificates
- Participation certificate to all new participants.
Important information and dates
- Last date of submission of essay: 30 September 2020
- Registration fees for new participants: INR Rs.500/-
- Dr. Gopal Basisht, Director, Charak Samhita New Edition Project, FHED(India) Trust, Delhi
- Dr. Saroj Basisht, Patron, Charak Samhita New Edition Project, FHED(India) Trust, Delhi
- Prof. M. S. Baghel, Former Director, I.P.G.T.R.A., Jamnagar
- Prof. H. M. Chandola, Former Dean, I.P.G.T.R.A., Jamnagar
- Prof. S. K. Khandel, Former Professor, N.I.A., Jaipur
- Prof. R. B. Dwivedi, Former Dean, I.P.G.T.R.A., Jamnagar
- Prof. Anup Thakar, Director, I.P.G.T.R.A., Jamnagar
- Prof. Tanuja Nesari, Director, A.I.I.A., New Delhi
- Prof. Vd. K.S.Dhiman, Director General, C.C.R.A.S., New Delhi
- Prof. Sanjeev Sharma, Director, N.I.A., Jaipur
- Prof. Pawankumar Godatwar, Dean, Research- N.I.A., Jaipur
- Prof. J. S. Tripathi, Faculty of Ayurveda, I.M.S., B.H.U., Varanasi
- Dr. Yogesh Deole, Project Co-ordinator, Charak Samhita New Edition
Zonal Organizing Secretaries
- Dr. Galib, A.I.I.A., New Delhi
- Dr. Shivani Ghildiyal, A.I.I.A., New Delhi
- Dr. Swapnil Auti. F.I.M.S., S.G.T. University, Gurgaon
- Dr. Umesh Sapra, C.B.P.A.C.S., New Delhi
- Dr. Bharat Padhar, N.I.A., Jaipur
- Dr. Reetu Sharma, N.I.A., Jaipur
- Dr. Panchakshari Patil , C.C.R.A.S., New Delhi
- Prof. Ajay Kumar Pande, I.M.S., B.H.U., Varanasi
- Prof. P. S. Byadgi, I.M.S., B.H.U., Varanasi
- Dr. Binay Sen, I.M.S., B.H.U., Varanasi
- Dr. Shiromani Mishra, G.A.C., Ujjain
- Dr. Lokesh, G.A.C., Rewa
- Dr. Supriya Bhalerao, I.R.S.H.A., B.V.D.U., Pune
- Dr.Upendra Dixit, Dixit Ayurveda, Goa
- Dr. Sandeep Binorkar, G.A.C., Mumbai
- Dr. Vaishnavi Tengse, Gomantak Ayurveda College, Goa
- Dr. Sagar Bhinde, I.P.G.T.R.A., Jamnagar
- Dr. Anagha S. I.P.G.T.R.A., Jamnagar
- Dr.Manjula K., KLE’s B.M.K.Ayurveda College, Belagavi
- Dr. Jaydevan C.V., V.P.S.V. Ayurveda College, Kottakkal
- Dr. Shrikant Babu, B.R.K.R. Ayurveda College, Hyderabad
- Dr. Girish K.J., S.D.M. College of Ayurveda, Hassan
- Dr. Savita Sajjan, Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hubballi
- Dr. A. Ramya, Astangam Ayurveda Vidhyapeetham, Palakkad
- Dr. Aneesh E.G., Kottakkal ,Kerala
- The competition is open to all under graduate, post graduate, Ph.D. scholars, registered healthcare providers, researchers and practitioners from streams of Ayurveda and Allopathy. There is no upper age limit for quality write ups in the competition.
- Essay should be Original, single authored, in MS Word ﬁle format typed in Times new roman font, size 12 with 1.5 line spacing.
- The language shall be English only. Language shall be understood by the global community. Use of Sanskrit words shall be minimum. The word limit is maximum 5000 words excluding references.
- The authors shall include all expected topics with separate subheadings. They are free to present their ideas on the topic in the essay with proper in text references. The lacunae observed by judges in earlier essays and assessment sheet of distribution of marks can be referred for improvement in the content.
- The references from Ayurveda texts should be quoted at the end of the text as references only, and not within the text. The references from standard journals and publications shall be quoted as per AMA style of referencing. The guidelines for references are also available on www.charaksamhita.com.
- We adopt a policy of zero tolerance to plagiarism. All essays will undergo strict plagiarism check before sending it for review. The author should not submit any copyrighted material without proper permission. In such case, a separate permission letter shall be attached with the registration form. The author will solely be responsible for any issue arising out of copyright or conﬂict of interest of submitted essay.
- In order to follow a blind review system, identity should not be revealed in any form in the essay.
- The essays will be reviewed and assessed anonymously by the review panel of the Board. The decision of judges will be ﬁnal. No queries will be entertained after declaration of results. Successful candidates will be invited for the award ceremony.
- The Board of CSRTSDC reserves all rights to modify rules as and when needed.
The old participants need not to pay any registration fees. However they shall submit the earlier registration form only with revised essay file.
- Step I: The participant are required to enroll themselves through the online form on the link https://forms.gle/Cq5pyxwi5pZ9czTGA
- Step II: Download the pdf of registration form from the link Download Registration form, fill it and scan it.
- Step III: Pay the registration fees online in the account below:
- The registration fees of Rs.500/- shall be transferred through Wire Transfer / Internet Banking (NEFT/IMPS) / google pay etc. only to the account mentioned below:
- Account Name: FHED (India) Trust Account Number: 50100324257724 Bank Name: HDFC Bank
- Branch Address: E-6, Local Shopping Centre, Masjid Moth, Greater Kailash-2, New Delhi,110 048
- Type of account: Savings account IFSC : HDFC0000027
- The registration fees is non-refundable.
- Electronic copy of receipt of transfer shall be saved for future reference.
Following three documents shall be submitted through email firstname.lastname@example.org as attachment on or before 30 September 2020.
- Essay file in MS word format
- Scan copy of duly filled and signed registration form
- Electronic copy of payment receipt (only for new participants)
- The awarded essays will be included in the online edition of www.charaksamhita.com and www.symbiohealth.com as per suggestions of the editorial panel.
The guidelines for references are available here.