The Society instituted the Biennial SOFTI Award in 1993, to honour scientists and technologists who have made outstanding contributions in any branch of fisheries technology. The Award carries a medallion, a citation and a cash component of Rs. 25,000.
Best Paper Award
The Society instituted the Best Paper Award in 1992 for the best scientific paper appearing in the journal Fishery Technology. The Award given annually carries a citation and a cash component of Rs. 5000