Anannya, a fortnightly magazine has been in publication since 1987. The publication is notable to celebrate and acknowledge women for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields commencing 1993. Anannya’s top ten awards have become one of the most prestigious events in the industry with many winners going onto receive the highest national recognition such as Ekushey Padak and Bangla Academy Puroshkar. Professor Dr. Zeba I. Seraj has been awarded this prestigious award in support of her outstanding contribution for the production of salt tolerant and high yielding rice variety intended for the coastal region of Bangladesh. Today she has received the award from the honorable agriculture minister Begum Matia Chowdhury at an ebullient ceremony held in Krishibid Institution Bangladesh.