Hyderabad, Dec 31 (UNI) Virender M Trehan (64), a well known social scientist and Chairman of Mekaster International has been selected for 'Presidential Gold Medal Award' by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).
According to a press release here, Mr Trehan is the only social scientist selected for the award. The award would be presented to him by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the inauguration of 95th Indian Science Congress at Visakhapatnam on January three.
Mr Trehan played a key role in the development of Science and Technology. He was instrumental in setting up the National Telematics Forum(NTF), which played a major role in formulating National Telecom Policy. He was a Member of Advisory Panel of Telecommunications of the Planning Commission.