The Association / College has awards to encourage research activities in the field of T.B. and Respiratory Diseases as well as their contribution to the specialty.
The award is given to the young scientist under 35 years of age, who is the first author and isjudged by presenting his paper in that award category during the NAPCON. This award was started in 1997. From 2005 this award has been increased from one to three awards and presently the cash prize of the award is 1st Cash Price for Rs.5000/-, 2nd Cash Prize for Rs.3000/- and 3rd Cash Prize for Rs.2000/- to encourage young talents. From 2012, all the papers selected under this category (maximum 9) will be given Rs.5000/- as travel grant from NCCP(I).
The name of the Award has been changed to "NCCP (I) – Prof. S. N. Gaur Young Scientist's Award".