Nobel Prize winners from India

SR. NO. NAME YEAR FIELD
1 Rabindranath Tagore 1913 Literature
2 CV Raman 1930 Physics
3 Har Gobind Khorana 1968 Physiology/ Medicine
4 Mother Teresa 1979 Peace
5 Subrahmanyam 1983 Physics
6 Amartya Sen 1998 Economic  Science
7 Venkatraman Ramakrishnan 2009 Chemistry
8 Kailash Satyarthi 2014 Peace

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

Year     : 1913

Field    : Literature

Achievement: “Because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thoughts, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the west”.

CV RAMAN

Year     : 1930

Field    : Physics

Achievement: “For his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him”.

HAR GOBIND KHORANA

Year     : 1968

Field    : Physiology/ Medicine

Achievement: “For their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis”.

MOTHER TERESA

Year     : 1979

Field    : Peace

Achievement: “For the work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitutes a threat to peace”.

SUBRAHMANYAM CHANDRASEKHAR

Year     : 1983

Field    : Physics

Achievement:  “For his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars”.

AMARTYA SEN

Year     : 1998

Field    : Economic Science

Achievement:  “For his contribution to welfare economics”.

VENKATRAMAN RAMAKRISHNAN

Year     : 2009

Field    : Chemistry

Achievement:  “For studies of the structure and function of ribosome”.

KAILASH SATYARTHI

Year     : 2014

Field    : Peace

Achievement:  “For their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”.

 Nobel Prize winners with Indian Linkage

 

SR. NO. NAME YEAR FIELD
1 Ronald Ross 1902 Physiology/ Medicine
2 Rudyard Kipling 1907 Literature
3 Dalai Lama 1989 Peace
4 V.S. Naipaul 2001 Literature

RONALD ROSS

Year     : 1902

Field    : Physiology/ Medicine

Achievement:  “For his work on malaria, by which he has shown how it enters the organism and thereby has laid the foundation for successful research on this disease and methods of combating it”.

RUDYARD KIPLING

Year     : 1907

Field    : Literature

Achievement:  “In consideration of the power of observation, originality of imagination, virility of ideas and remarkable talent for narration which characterize the creations of this world famous author”.

DALAI LAMA

Year     : 1989

Field    : Peace

Achievement:  “In his struggle for the liberation of Tibet consistently has opposed the use of violence. He has instead advocated peaceful solutions based upon tolerance and mutual respect in order to preserve the historical cultural heritage of people”.

V.S. NAIPAUL

Year     : 2001

Field    : Literature

Achievement:  “For having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories.”

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