Awards for Excellence

An important feature of the Indo-Global Skills Summit & Expo 2017 would be presentation of awards for excellence in skills, startups and entrepreneurship. These awards honor and recognize individuals, educational & training institutions, organizations in private Sector, PSUs, NGOs, Government departments, and skill developers who have demonstrated their commitment to the advancement of skills, startups and entrepreneurship.
THE AWARDS
Each award provides the recipient with a certificate and a memento.

BENEFITS FOR AWARDEES
  Award enables the winner to reach out to society with renewed confidence by leveraging the immense marketing and PR value of the award.
  The award ceremony will be covered by leading newspapers and TV channels.
  The winner will be on a new high, a fast-track route to recognition of commitment to excellence.
  The winner will enjoy publicity that will establish reputation as a proven provider of exemplary levels of services.
  The winner will be able to use the award certificate in all brochures, leaflets, print advertisements, websites and promotional collaterals.
NOMINATION PROCESS
Nominations may be submitted by any company, organization, individual or group along with the registration form. The nomination must include the following materials in order for the nominee to be considered for an award:
Institutions & Organizations:
Nomination (not more than four A4 pages) describing the nominee’s salient features and achievements for the specific award.
INDIVIDUALS:
The nominee’s qualifications, achievements and resume (not more than four A4 pages).
SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS
All nomination information should be sent as soft copy to indus@indus.org at the time of registration. Self-nomination is permitted for institutions, organizations and individuals.
SELECTION
Experts of the Indus Foundation will review each nomination thoroughly. The experts have broad discretion and may re-assign a nominee to an Award other than the one recommended by the nominator. Selected awardees and the nominators of all candidates will be notified of the selection results well ahead of the Skills Summit & Expo dates.
Terms and Conditions
  All entries must reach the Indus Foundation immediately upon registration.
  All related notification / information will be put up on the website at http: //www.indus.org/
  Entries are to be sent as soft-copy (not exceeding four A4 pages) to indus@indus.org.
  Nominations may be made for awards in more than one category.
  The decision of the experts of the Indus Foundation will be final and binding.
PROFORMA
There is no prescribed pro-forma for nominations. Self-nomination is permitted. All nominations must reach the Indus Foundation by e-mail at indus@indus.org at the time of registration. The Indus Foundation reserves the right to select awardees. Award winners will be notified by e-mail after the selections are made.

CATEGORIES OF AWARDS

SKILL DEVELOPMENT
  • Eminent Skill Developers

    These awards recognize eminent skill developers, entrepreneurs, and visionary thinkers who have displayed skills in creating and sustaining skill development institutions, departments or programs, and have exhibited a high degree of accountability for quality skill development. Awards are given to individuals with substantial track record.

  • Skill Development Leadership

    These Awards are the highest recognition for individual achievement and are awarded to those who provide outstanding skill development leadership in training institutions. These awards celebrate exemplary leadership that has a significant and positive impact on skill development in one or more institutions. Awards are given to individuals leading institutions.

  • Research Excellence

    These awards recognize excellence in research, scholarship, or creative expression. Awards are given to institutions, organizations, and individuals deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to knowledge in any of the various skill development disciplines.

  • Standards and QA Excellence

    These awards recognize promotion of excellence in Standards and Quality Assurance. Awards are given to institutions, organizations, and individuals deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to Standards and Quality Assurance in any of the various skill development disciplines.

  • Best Technology

    These awards recognize excellence in technology use, adaptation, and development by institutions, organizations, faculty, staff, and administrators to enhance the training, learning, and working environment in skill development institutions. Awards are given to institutions, organizations, and individuals.

  • Skill Excellence

    These awards are given to outstanding students and trainees in recognition of their skill excellence in any ITI, Polytechnic, or any other skill development institution. The award provides recipient with a certificate and a medal.

SKILL TRAINING
  • Training Excellence

    These awards recognize institutions, organizations, and faculty with outstanding overall training record and ability to inspire and change the lives of students. They must have applied innovative training methods. Awards are given to institutions, organizations, and individuals.

  • Best Vocational Training Providers

    These awards recognize institutions and organizations for their excellence as vocational training providers in skill development.

  • Best Institututions - Open and Distance Learning

    These awards recognize outstanding open and distance learning institutions and organizations in Vocational and Skill Development Programs.

  • Best Institutions – Infrastructure

    These awards recognize institutions and organizations having the best infrastructure for imparting Skill Development Programs.

  • Best Institutes - Women Skill Development

    These awards recognize best women skill development institutions and organizations.

  • Best Private Sector Training Programs

    These awards recognize best private sector initiatives for providing in house training for skilling workers.

  • Best Public Sector Training Programs

    These awards recognize best PSU initiatives for providing in house training for skilling workers.

  • Best ITIs

    These awards recognize best ITIs for skill development through Public Private Partnership model.

  • Best Polytechnics

    These awards recognize best Polytechnics for skill development through Public Private Partnership model.

  • Best NGOs for Skill Development

    These awards recognize best NGOs for skill development training & placement.

  • Best Institutes – Innovation

    : These awards recognize institutions and organizations which have introduced new innovative skill development training course for youth. They must have set-up demand-driven green-field skill development programs or upgraded brown-field ones.

  • Best Emerging Educational Institutions

    These awards are given to outstanding upcoming institutions in recognition of their excellence in imparting skills education.

  • Best Emerging Digital Learning Platforms

    These awards are given to outstanding upcoming digital e-learning platforms in recognition of their excellence in imparting skills education through digital medium.

  • Best Institutions – Placement

    These awards recognize best institutions or organizations which provide highest placement.

  • Best Placement Officers

    These awards recognize placement officers in institutions and organizations with outstanding placement records.

  • Best Student Services

    These awards recognize institutions, organizations, and departments with outstanding services to students in terms of consulting, placements, training, skill development, guidance, etc. Awards are given to institutions, organizations, and individuals.

SKILL PROMOTION
  • Academe and Industry Partnerships

    These awards recognize colleges, universities and training providers that engage effectively with business and industry. Awards are given to institutions, organizations, and individuals for their leadership in establishing partnerships with corporates, public sector enterprises, industry associations and government agencies to setup demand-driven skill development programs.

  • Best Financial Supporters

    These awards recognize best financial institutions, banks, and funding agencies for providing excellent financial support for skill development programs.

  • Best States / UTs in Skill Development

    These awards recognize best States and Union Territories for promoting skill development activities.

  • Best Sector Skill Councils

    These awards recognize best sector skill councils for their role in introducing and promoting skill development programs.

  • Best Skill Assessment Bodies

    These awards recognize outstanding assessment companies that help organizations, governments and institutions measure and identify talent with credible assessments based on quality and technology.

  • Best Accreditation Bodies

    These awards recognize outstanding accreditation bodies that ensure institutions and organizations maintain high levels of standards set in their fields.

  • Best International Organizations

    These awards recognize best international organizations for bringing about positive and sustainable changes in skill development in India.

STARTUPS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • Best Incubators

    These awards recognize and honor exemplary incubation programs. The incubator must have on-site management, provide a full range of business development services and focus on the development of young entrepreneurs.

  • Best Incubators for Women

    These awards recognize outstanding incubation programs for women.

  • Best Startups

    These awards recognize those organizations that have shown outstanding achievements in business and service to the community and have become game changers or inspiration to thousands of users.

  • Best Startup Accelerators

    These awards recognize outstanding startup accelerators that nurture young startups based on important factors such as fundraising, valuations, and survival rate.

  • Best Startup Mentors

    These awards recognize best startup mentors who provide guidance, ideas, and support to startups to make them successful.

  • Best Angel Networks

    These awards recognize leading Angel Networks that connect promising startups to experienced individuals who invest time and money for developing entrepreneurship.

  • Best Venture Capitalists

    These awards recognize leading venture capitalists who transform businesses from startups into high-growth companies through funding and strategic guidance.

  • Best Entrepreneurs

    These awards recognize inspirational and exceptional young entrepreneurs around the world who have played an important role in the business sphere.

  • Social Impact Excellence

    These awards are given to outstanding individuals, institutions and organizations in recognition of their efforts in creating positive social impact.