Dr. PrabhuThe FLAIR Research Excellence Award 2015-16 of the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala has been bestowed upon Dr. G. Nagendra Prabhu of the P. G. Department of Zoology & Research Centre.  He was chosen for the award based on his performance in research for the last 18 years in the area of the utiilization of aquatic weeds of Kerala. The award includes a certificate and one time research grant of Rs. 50,000/-.