The UNESCO Kalinga prize is related to which field?
The UNESCO Kalinga Prize is given to a person(s) who make outstanding contribution to the interpretation of science and technology to the general public. It is in news recently because the Odisha government has decided to double the prize money of UNESCO Kalinga Prize-2017 from $ 20,000 to $40,000. The prize was established in 1951 by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), with a generous grant from Mr Biju Patnaik, the founder-president of the Kalinga Foundation Trust. The biennial award is jointly financed by the Government of India through the Ministry of Science and Technology, Odisha government and Kalinga Foundation Trust.