National Bioscience Award (2004-2005) for excelling in the field of Structural Biology and Bio-computing

Agency  Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
Purpose of the award  It was instituted for scientists below the age of 45 years who have made outstanding research contributions in the area of basic and applied research in biosciences and biotechnology including agricultural, biomedical and environmental sciences.
Nature of the award  Each award carries a cash amount of Rs. 1.00 lakh, a citation and a research grant of Rs. 3.00 lakhs per year for a period of three years.

Member of the IUCr Computing Commission for the 2008 to 2011 triennium