Indian Society of Animal Genetics and Breeding has introduced the coveted “Pushkar Nath Bhat National Award for Animal Genetics & Breeding” in 2019 for the best paper award published in preceding year in the areas of Animal Genetics including Molecular Genetics and Animal Breeding having highest impact factor. The award includes a cash award of Rs. 5000/- (to the first author) and a certificate (to all authors). Any Indian Scientist working in India and who is a member of ISAGB and below 50 years of age can apply. Participants desirous of competing for the award should attach a copy of their printed paper published in previous year along with their registration for the conference. The nominations will be judged by a special committee constituted by the society and the decision of the committee will be final.