Awards and Fellowships

A well recognized authority on technology development-business management, Dr. Y.S.Rajan had envisaged Technology Vision 2020 for India. In view of multiple responsibilities he held, he was member of several innumerable apex scientific,management boards / committees / councils.

  • Awarded ‘Punjab Ratan-2003’ by All India Conference of Intellectuals.
  • Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) - (1998 - Lifetime)
  • Honorary Distinguished Fellow of the Center for International Trade and Security, The University of Georgia.
  • Honorary Distinguished Fellow of Manipal University of Higher Education.
  • Elected member, International Astronautic al Academy, Paris (1986 - Lifetime).
  • Currently Member of Space Law Committee of International Law Association.
  • Member of General Assembly of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
  • Was and is Member in many other prestigious bodies, Councils of Institutions.
  • Fellow of World Academy of Art & Science WASS. 
  • Recipient of Padma Shri 2012.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (India Geospatial Leadership Award) at the occasion of India Geospatial Forum January 2013. 
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Award of Indian Science Congress Association (1991)