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Journal of Hill Agriculture (JHA)

Journal of Hill Agriculture (JHA) is an international journal and the official publication of Indian Society of Hill Agriculture (ISHA). It publishes the original research papers in all branches of agriculture and allied science which are of primary interest to the agricultural development in hill and mountain regions of the whole world.

The publication is open to the members of Indian Society of Hill Agriculture but it also accepts papers from non-members if all authors become the annual/life member when a paper is submitted / accepted for publication and intimated after a review.

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  Types of Awards

The following awards shall be given annually

I. LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
This award shall be given each year for an eminent individual scientist who has made a remarkable contribution for the development of agriculture especially in the hills as evidenced by publications in scientific journals of repute/products and technologies developed etc. The awardees for Life Time Achievement Award shall be selected and nominated by the Executive Council of the Society. Each award shall consist of a citation and a Momemto.

II. RECOGNITION AWARDS
These awards shall be given for significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge/technologies in the relevant scientific disciplines of the particular area of hill agriculture. The research contributions should be based on work carried out in India preferably in hills, as evidenced by publications in scientific journals of repute/products and technologies developed. The period of assessing the contributions shall be upto the year of nomination. The awards shall be made to distinguished scientists, in the age group of > 40 years, who are Fellows of Indian Society of Hill Agriculture in the above six sub-disciplines of agriculture. Each award shall consist of a citation and a Momemto.

III. YOUNG SCIENTISTS AWARDS
The Young Scientists awards shall be initiated with primary objective of distinguishing young scientists of promise and creativity through their contributions to agricultural sciences after obtaining Ph.D. degree. Scientists below the age of 40 years are eligible for this award. There will be six awards, one in each area of agricultural sciences as given above. Each award shall consist of a citation and a Momemto.

IV. BEST STUDENT AWARD
The Best Student Award shall be given to students having excellent academic record right from matric to Master’s level supplemented by good quality postgraduate research work. The maximum age of eligibility for this award shall be 25 years. Each award shall consist of a certificate and a momemto.

V. BEST PAPER AWARD
The Best Paper Award shall be given to the best quality research paper of real significance and value to the development of agriculture in hills published in the year of consideration in Indian Journal of Hill Agriculture. All the published papers shall be scrutinized by a committee constituted by the Executive Council for the purpose. Each award shall consist of a certificate and a citation.

The Executive Council may also decide to give cash prizes to the awardees based on the availability of funds in the society. Executive Council may also decide to alter the number and types of categories of Fellowships and awards each year. The society also encourages sponsored medals and awards to students scientists, teachers in recognition of their services and achievements. Society wish more sponsors to come forward for the same. The Year for consideration of all fellowships and awards shall be from 1st January to 31st December of a particular year.
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