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Oral Award Sessions:
(a) Pratima Kaushik Award – Clinical Dietetics/ Nutrition Award
(b) Swarna Padak Award – Experimental Nutrition
(c) IDA Award- Community Nutrition
(d) IDA Award – Food Science / Technology
(e) IDA Pune Chapter Award – Clinical Case Presentation

E- Poster Presentations:
(a) Clinical Dietetics
(b) Community Nutrition
(c) Experimental Nutrition
(d) Food Science/ Technology

Free Communication Session:
Categories as per scientific committee

Guidelines for Abstract Submission:

    • The abstract should be in English, Times New Roman font size 12, single space.
    • The title should be in bold letters; use of abbreviations should be avoided.
    • Name of the author(s), designation(s) and affiliation(s) should be indicated using superscript.
    • Presenting author’s name should be in bold and underlined; and his/her e-mail address should be given for correspondence. The affiliation(s) should be given in italics.
      The title should be given in Capitals.
    •  Sub-headings like Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions should be in bold.
    • The abstract should not exceed 250 words (excluding author’s name(s)/affiliation(s) etc).
    • No objection’ certificate from all co-authors should be submitted along with the abstract.
    • Indicate whether the abstract is being submitted for oral/poster presentation.
    • For the abstracts being submitted for awards (oral/poster) please specify the award and the category for which it is to be considered.
    • The candidates submitting abstracts for oral award presentations are required to send their full paper (refer to the guidelines)
    • Age limit for oral award presentations
      • Junior: PG diploma or PG nutrition: Students, Young dietitians with less than 4 years’ experience in various settings
      • Senior: RD or PhD: Doctoral thesis or senior dietitians with more than 4 years’ experience in various settings
  • Last date for submission of abstracts: 30th Sept. 2019
  • Last date for submission of full papers for awards: 15th Oct. 2019
  • Regarding the submission of full paper, please refer to the guidelines. Email the abstract(s) and full paper (where required) to and send the hard copies to the Convener – Scientific Committee.

Postal Address: Bhavana Vaid, 29, Kasturi, 2, Silver Park, Amin Road, Rajkot

Email address:

Kindly Note:

  1. All abstracts would be peer reviewed.
  2. Scientific Committee reserves the right to assign it as oral or poster presentation and will communicate the same to the authors.

Important: Review the rules & guidelines before submitting an abstract / full paper. Indicate Abstract is being submitted for Oral Award / Poster Presentation / Free communication and specify category.