Dr. Shyamala Mani, Professor, NIUA received the Bharat Jyoti Award for her contribution in the field of Environment and Health on October 26th 2015 at India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi. She received the award from Shri. Bhishm Narain Singh, Former Union Minister and Governor of Tamil Nadu and Assam, Dr.G.V.G. Krishnamurthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner and Dr. Shekar Dutt, Former Governor of Tripura. India International Friendship Society (IIFS), an NGO from New Delhi held a conference on Economic Growth and National Integration on October 26th at the IIC Multipurpose Hall, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. They awarded Bharat Jyoti Awards to about 50 recipients from different states in the country in areas of Research, Education and Social Service.