Instituted in 2013 from the savings of Drishticon 2010 VOS Conference. The award is given to young Ophthalmologist less than 40 years doing exceptional work in the field of ophthalmology.
Sr.No Year Awardees Topic
1 2013 Dr. Soumya Dulani Psudotumor cerebri in rural India
2 2015 Dr. Sabyasachi Sengupta Imaging of retina: Newer modalities
3 2018 Dr. Shrinivas Joshi Two Faces Of ILM – The Culprit & Unsung Hero 
4 2019 Dr. Rupesh  Agrawal Choroidal Vascularity Index
5 2020 Dr. Jay Chhablani Central serous chorioretinopathy- Newer Classification
6 2021 Dr. Ashish Sharma Carving your own path – lession learnt from my journey of academia and innovations