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Recipients of Visitor's Awards 2019

Current context: President’s Secretariat has announced the Recipients of Visitor's Awards 2019 on 9th September 2019.
Recipients of Visitor's Awards 2019 
  • This year the awards are presented in the fields of Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and are presented by the President of India.
  • Prof. Sibnath Deb from Pondicherry University will get the Visitor’s Award for Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences for his research in the field of child protection, student’s mental health and HIV/AIDS.
  • Prof. Sanjay Puri from Jawaharlal Nehru University would be presented the Visitor’s Award for Research in Physical Sciences for his research in the field of non-equilibrium statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics.
  • Prof. Asad Ullah Khan from Aligarh Muslim University would be presented the Visitor’s Award for Research in Biological Sciences for identifying Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) problem in India.
  • Dr Shaon Ray Chaudhuri from Tripura University will be awarded the Visitor’s Award for Technology Development.
  • Visitor’s Awards had been instituted in 2014 to promote healthy competition amongst Central Universities and motivate them to adopt best practices from around the world.

Question: 

Q.1 The Recipients of Visitor's Awards are presented by?
a. Governor of the respective state
b. Chief Minister of the respective state
c. President of India
d. Vice-president of India
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