Ramesh Susarla

GUNTUR: Eminent leather technologist and Department of Science and Technology Secretary T. Ramasami has been selected for the prestigious Dr. Y. Nayudamma Memorial Award for the year 2008.

Founder and managing trustee of Dr. Y. Nayudamma Memorial Trust P.Vishnu Murthy, on Monday announced that Mr. Ramasami had been chosen for his outstanding contribution to science and technology.

This award is annually given to a scientist or technologist in recognition of his or her outstanding contributions to science and technology.

The Dr. Y. Nayudamma Memorial Trust, Tenali (Andhra Pradesh), instituted the award in 1986 to commemorate distinguished scientist and internationally renowned leather technologist Dr. Nayudamma.

The award would be conferred on Mr. Ramasami at a function at Tenali, the hometown of Dr. Nayudamma, on December 6.