List of Indian Nobel Winner includes names of the winners, year of awarded, Category and work for which they are awarded for noble prize since (1913-2014)
Indian Nobel Winner
1) Kailash Satyarthi
Noble Peace Prize
Work:For struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Work:For studies of the structure and function of the ribosome
3) Amartya Sen
Work:for his contributions to welfare economics.
4) Subramanyan Chandrasekhar
Work:He developed a theory on white dwarf stars which posts a limit of mass of dwarf stars known also as Chandrashekhar Limit. His theory explains the final stages of stellar evolution.
5) Mother Teresa
Work:Concern for the poor and the sick prompted her to found a new congregation, Missionaries of Charity. Having become an Indian citizen, Mother Teresa served the cause of dying destitutes, lepers and drug addicts, through Nirmal Hriday (meaning Pure Heart), the main centre of her activity. Her selfless service and unique devotion, not only to helpless fellow-Indians but also to the cause of world peace, earned her and India the first Nobel Peace Prize.
6) Har Govind Khorana
Work:His major breakthrough in the field of Medicine —interpreting the genetic code and analysing its function in protein synthesis.
7) V. Raman
Work:Sir C.V. Raman received the Nobel Prize for an important optics research, in which he discovered that diffused light contained rays of other wavelengths—what is now popularly known as Raman Effect. His theory discovered in 1928 explains the change in the frequency of light passing through a transparent medium.
8) Rabindra Nath Tagore
Work:He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his work Geetanjali, a collection of poems.