The paper entitled ‘A Group-Based Genetic Algorithm to Minimize Fuel Consumption in Distribution Planning’  by  Shri M S Gajanand, PhD Research Scholar and Prof. T. T. Narendran, Department of Management Studies on winning the ‘Best Paper Award’ at the Second International Conference on Advances in Industrial Engineering Applications, ICAIEA 2014 held during January 6-8, 2014 at Anna University, Chennai.