NGS Authors Program

To continue supporting promising science communicators identified through Essay competition, NGSF has started NGS Authors Program since 2020. As a part of this program people interested in science communication receive a platform to showcase and hone their skills.


Promising Essay competition participants receive invitation to join NGS Authors Program


  • Access to NGSF website and editorial process for directly publishing on our blog
  • Paid promotion of published articles through NGSF social media
  • Payment of Rs.500 for every article published on NGSF Blog
  • Meetings with NGSF members and other science communicators for professional development

Previous year participants:

Sukanya Chakraborty

Sukanya Chakraborty I am engaged in an undergraduate degree (BS-MS) in Biological Sciences, at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Berhampur. A few days ago, I was explaining the function of the heart as an adept pumping machine in our body, to my 9-year-old brother. After my long and rather exhausting monologue, he […]


Hello! I am Shakunthala, a new entrant into NGSF as an author. I would like to tell a few lines about myself and my thoughts on science communication in the ensuing lines. About me  I am a tiny drop looking to come out of the huge engineering ocean in India. Yes, I am in my […]

Tanaya Roychowdhury

Hi! I am Tanaya Roychowdhury, a graduate student at Indian Institute of Chemical Biology and a new member of NGSF. I would like to share my views on why we need more science communicators. The art of science communication How long will the human species survive? As one picks up the morning newspaper, such thoughts […]


I strongly believe that – “Science is for everybody, no matter who you are or where you come from.” Hey there! I am Sonali Pal, pursuing PhD in Biotechnology from Amity University, Gurugram, Haryana. Science has always mesmerized me not just in books but beyond the walls of the classroom. What I love most about […]

Rohan Sarkar

I am a PhD scholar, pursuing research in canine behaviour. I’m interested in the history of scientific events and discoveries and how science is often entwined with serendipity. I believe science needs to be brought out of academic fortresses and into the hands and minds of the common people. As the current pandemic has shown […]

Namrata Pandit

 I am Namrata Pandit, a science educator at Yuwa and a freelance science communicator. I want to make science accessible to the masses and chose sci-comm and education as the tools to do that. Communicating science is essential because it enables people to make informed choices in their daily lives. From the perils of self-medication to the […]

Srinidhi Sridhar

My name is Srinidhi Sridhar, 2nd year IMSc Life sciences student at the Central University of Tamil Nadu. I adore all animals, especially reptiles. I have a vested interest in ecology, conservation and animal behaviour, and hope to pursue one of these avenues during my phd. Based on personal experience, I can confidently say that […]

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“The problem is not people being uneducated. The problem is that people are educated just enough to believe what they have been taught, and not educated enough to question anything from what they have been taught”-Prof. Feynman     Science is something that not just gives us a proper understanding of a particular phenomenon but […]

Priyanka tiwari

Hey there! I am Priyanka Tiwari pursuing Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Science from Savitribai Phule Pune University in Pune, India. During my undergraduate, I received an opportunity to work on a research project ,because of which I became terrified of ever succeeding as a scientist. Researching papers and understanding the ideas presented in them has always […]

Eva Sharma

The word science is derived from the Latin word “scire”, meaning, “to know” because science is a way to know the world around us. But the more detailed it becomes; the harder it is to understand for the people who are from different fields or occupations. That is where science communication comes in. Science communication […]

Shubhra singhal

“If there is any magic in this world, it must be in the attempt of understanding someone, sharing something…… the answer must be in the attempt” –Celine, Before Sunrise (1995)  I am a curiosity-driven science enthusiast who strongly believes in the magic of attempts and mistakes. I am just fascinated by the realm of biology […]

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