Mr. Raj Kumar Manna, PhD Research Scholar (PH12D017), Department of Physics on winning the ‘Soft Matter Poster Prize’ instituted by the RSC Journal ‘Soft Matter’ for his poster entitled “Defects and Entanglement in Confined Active Polymers  at the Second International Conference on Soft Materials (ICSM) 2016  held during December 12-16, 2016 at  Jaipur.  The prize carries a one year subscription to the Journal ‘Soft Matter’.   He is guided by Prof. P. B. Sunil Kumar.