Every year ISLE gives the RuddarDatt, L K Deshpande, Surjit Singh Awards for the three best papers presented in the Conference to young scholars below 40 years for undertaking research in the field of labour and employment studies.
The research papers should be related to one of the identified themes for the ISLE conference of the year.
It should be an original work and not be based on the applicant’s earlier works; including PhD thesis of the applicant.
An Expert Committee would scrutinize the applications and select the candidate for the awards.
The awardees are expected to prepare an empirical paper in about 5000-8000 words (including tables and appendices).
The papers on any of the Conference themes to be considered for the award should be presented by the paper writers themselves.
The revised paper would be submitted by the awardees after two months of the ISLE Conference.
Apart from a certificate, each of the awards would include an amount of
Interested authors may please indicate their interest for being considered for the ‘Best Paper Award’ while submitting their papers.
Only authors who are below 40 years of age will be considered for these awards. Contributors who wish to be considered for these awards are requested to furnish proof of their age along with their paper.