A scheme of NAAS Associates was introduced during the year 2002-03 for encouraging promising Young Scientists to be associated with the Academy activities. The scheme is to identify serving Young Scientist below 40 years age group, working in agriculture related disciplines in Research/Academic Systems in India. Up till now the 171 scientists have been selected as NAAS Associates out of which 54 Associates have been elected as Fellows of the Academy. Presently 117 scientists are NAAS Associates. Please click for Guidelines for selection of Associates.