1. Oral Award Sessions
    1. Pratima Kaushik Award- Clinical Dietetics/ Nutrition Award
    2. Swarna Padak Award- Experimental Nutrition
    3. IDA Award- Community Nutrition
    4. IDA Award – Food Science/ Technology
    5. IDA Pune Chapter Award – Clinical Case Presentation
  2. Poster Presentations:
    1. Clinical Dietetics
    2. Community Nutrition
    3. Experimental Nutrition
    4. Food Science/ Technology
  3. Free Communication Session

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)
    • 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