He received the award alongside Philippines’ historian Ameth R Ocampo and Pakistan's Yasmeen Lari.
Development of the chair and its research will help Indian Railways to develop in house solutions to the problems which are often outsourced to western countries.
He won a landslide victory in the presidential election in May 2016, taking about six million votes more than his competitor.
Though she reached the finals in the 57kg category, she was defeated by the gold medalist Mesiano Alessia of Italy 2-1.
It is the first experimental inflatable room attached to the space station.
For execution of the project, 4241 crore rupees have been approved of which 3816 crore rupees will be invested for the first phase of the project which will be completed by 2020.
The Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme of the Pakke Tiger Reserve was awarded the prize under Conservation of threatened species category.