This was instituted in 2003 by the family members of late Prof K K Menon, University of Kerala, and is given once in two years to a geologist, (not more than 40 years) for significant contribution in the field of Sedimentology and related aspects.
- 2005: Aniruddh S Khadkikar
- 2007: -Nil-
- 2009: No selection made
- 2011: No selection made
- 2013: Syed Masood Ahmad, Hyderabad