Special Correspondent

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ISRO Chairman G. Madhavan Nair has been selected for the R.R.Varma Award instituted by the Raja Raja Varma Foundation. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh, citation and a memento.

Chairman of the foundation T. Ravindran Thampi and general secretary Indira Rajan told reporters here on Saturday that Mr. Nair was selected for the award for his contribution to science, education and society.

The award would be given away at a function to be held at the Kanakakunnu Palace here on February 20.