The Nobel Prizes have been announced for the year 2019. It also includes the name of Abhijeet Banerjee of Indian origin in the field of economics. His wife Esther Duflo is also included in the list of Nobel Prize winners. In the field of economics, apart from Abhijeet and his wife Esther Duflo, Michael Kramer is also being jointly rewarded. These awards are being given to them for effective fight against global poverty.
Announcing the awards for economics, it is reported that the three joint winners have discovered the best ways to tackle global poverty. Along with this, he has also introduced a belief and a new perspective. This is not the first time, even before nine Indians have been given the Nobel Prize in different categories. Let’s know who are those Indians and why they got Nobel Prize …
Rabindranath Tagore (literature) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 1913 for his poetry Gitanjali.
CV Raman was an Indian physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in the field of physics in 1930 due to research done on scattering of light.
In 1979, Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for Human Welfare through the Missionary of Charity.
In 1998, Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize for significant contribution in the field of economics.
In 2014, Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.
In 1968, Hargovind Khurana of Indian origin was awarded the Nobel Prize for his outstanding contributions in the field of Physiology and Medicine.
Subrahmanyan Chandrashek received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1983 for his studies on physics.
Venkataraman Ramakrishnan was awarded the Nobel Prize in the field of Chemistry in 2009
VS Naipaul was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2001 for his outstanding contribution to the field of literature.
It was started in 1901 in memory of Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel. It is awarded every year by the Nobel Foundation. It is the world’s highest award in the fields of peace, literature, physics, chemistry, medical science and economics. Under this, a citation and an amount of 1.4 million dollars are given. Nobel had a total of 355 inventions, one of which was of dynamite, which he did in 1867. He also knew the power to wreak havoc on this invention.