New Delhi : Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today presented the 2014 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
The award, announced by a jury headed by Vice President Hamid Ansari in 2014, consists of a trophy, a cash prize of Rs 1 crore and a citation.
ISRO chairman Kiran Kumar received the award here on behalf of the space body.
The trophy, with a portrait of Indira Gandhi presented in the tradition of a Jaipur miniature painting, is made of banded Haematite Jasper, a low grade iron ore.
Singh presented the award for 2015 to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees at a function here in 2016.
Earlier recipients of the award include former American President Jimmy Carter, Namibian leader Sam Nujoma, Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Source: India Today