There is no application fee towards participation for this Award
ASSESSMENT PROCESS AND METHODOLOGY
Stage 1: Initial Application
The filled in application form needs to reach FMC as per deadline, as mentioned above.
Stage 2: Preliminary Short Listing (a maximum of 26 BMOs will be short listed)
The applications will be screened by an able team of assessors having vast experience in the field of BMOs and Responsibility domain. A preliminary list of top 26 shortlisted BMOs, based on criteria, as stated above, will be prepared. The selected BMOs will be informed at the contact details mentioned in application form. Top 16 BMOs will be intimated for submission of detailed case studies (format will be mailed on the email id given in the application form).
Stage 3: Final Short Listing (a maximum of 16 BMOs will be short listed))
The team of designated assessors will evaluate the case studies submitted by shortlisted 26 BMOs. FMC may also conduct field visit, if required. 16 case studies will be shortlisted from the 26 selected through Preliminary Short Listing.
Stage 4: Final selection of Awardees based on presentation by the final short-listed BMOs
These 16 BMOs will be intimated to make a presentation a day prior to final Award ceremony in New Delhi. In case a selected BMO is not able to present their case to Jury in New Delhi on the scheduled date, then FMC representatives so be informed stating the reason for the same. With the permission of Jury, BMO may be allowed for a skype presentation. In case the BMO is not able to present their case through skype presentation also, then they will not be considered for the Award.
Stage 5: Award Distribution at Award Ceremony
(i) Citation and trophy for 8 award winners and special jury award (if any) by the Chief Guest. (ii) Special recognition for the remaining finalists. Circulation of names and case-study booklets of all finalists to all DICs, MSME-DIs, CSR Division of Corporate and select banks, financial and technical institutions, and relevant National & International Organisations.
Note: The number of shortlisted BMOs may be less than the stated maximum numbers if the Jury does not fund suitable quality cases for getting awarded.