Mr Rabindra Nath Dutta F / O Dr.Rathindranath Dutta was born in Jessore district of undivided India, now in Bangladesh. He worked in the  army during World War II, and was posted in the middle east. Being a philosopher at heart and after seeing the devastation he dedicated his life for the welfare of the people around him helping them to succeed in life. He himself lead a very frugal life and left for his heavenly abode in 2007, at the age of 93 from his home at Jamshedpur.

In memory of his father Dr.Rathindranath Dutta President of IASSTD & AIDS 2014-2015 has initiated this award competition in the annual conference exclusively for postgradute students from the year 2015