Nomination Criteria

Sl No Category Definition Evaluation Criteria
01 Government Official

 

Government employees at the Central, State, Urban Local Body, Panchayat level/ Public Sector Undertakings/ Public Bodies or any organization –Central/ State/ PSU/ any institution created by an Act of Parliament (either Central or State) such as BDA, BBMP, BESCOM including government hospitals, government schools and colleges who have provided services in the city for the current year as on the date of evaluation by the Jury

 

 

Performance and impact of work

Enhancement of transparency and efficiency

Innovation and use of technology

Citizen engagement

Positive outcome under unfavourable conditions

 

02 Social Entrepreneur of the Year

 

An individual who has recognized a social issue and used entrepreneurial principles to organize, create and manage a venture to bring about social change and impact. The individual must have been operating in Bengaluru for a period of at least one year, as on the date of evaluation by the jury. The venture may or may not be an institution for profit

 

Operating in space relevant to the needs of Bengaluru

Transformative/ innovative social change

Sustainability and scalability

Proven social or environmental Impact

Reach & Scope

 

03 Rising Star of the Year Any socially responsible Bengalurean citizen under the age of 24 who has sustainably contributed towards the development of Bengaluru, as on the date of evaluation while fulfilling legal and ethical requirements. Achievers include individuals from all walks of life including, but not limited to teachers, doctors, sportspersons, lawyers, activists, social workers etc

 

Contribution to a sector of high priority for the citizens of Bengaluru

Achievements and impact in the chosen field

Sustainability and scalability

Positive outcome under unfavourable conditions

Innovation

 

04 Media Individual

 

Any individual employed in the media industry who has highlighted social issues of Bengaluru and reached out to the relevant audience so as to further the overall development of the city in the last one year, while ensuring commitment to their professional and social ethics

 

Pioneer in reporting topics relevant to Bengaluru

Commitment to the causes reported

Citizen engagement

Quality of news value

Innovation

 

05 Namma Bengalurean of the Year

 

Any socially responsible Bengalurean citizen who has contributed towards the development of Bengaluru, as on the date of evaluation while fulfilling legal and ethical requirements. Achievers include individuals from all walks of life including, but not limited to teachers, doctors, sportspersons, lawyers, activists, social workers etc. Contribution to a sector of high priority for the citizens of Bengaluru

Achievements and impact in the chosen field

Sustainability and scalability

Positive outcome under unfavourable conditions

Innovation