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THE AWARDS

THE CSR TIMES AWARDS

The CSR TIMES Awards encourage Corporates, Corporate Foundations, NGOs, Government and Public Sector Undertakings, Individuals and Group of Individuals to deliver high impact CSR projects and adopt multi-stakeholder approach leading to excellence in project outcomes. The Awards are given to remarkable CSR projects in 17 categories at pan-India level. The Awards aim to appreciate the organisations and individuals in particular thematic areas, to set a benchmark in CSR project planning and delivery of results.

The CSR TIMES Awards focuses on honouring and celebrating the innovation and significant contributions that CSR practices make to the economy and to the society.

ABOUT THE ORGANISERS

An initiative of First Step Foundation, the CSR Times covers news, views, interviews, write-ups, facts and figures, and more on the Corporate Social Responsibility. CSR Times also provides a much-needed platform for the corporates and individuals to highlight their contributions towards the welfare of society. CSR Times reaches out to a robust readership from business owners to bureaucrats.

Apart from publication, we and our sister concerns have been organizing, Summits, workshops, discussion panels, Awards functions in India and abroad for over two decades. Our events are graced by prominent National, International personalities, Senior Leader, Union Ministers, Head of PSUs, Corporate, NGOs etc.

THE OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the CSR TIMES Awards are to recognise and felicitate organisations:

  • Who have made remarkable contributions in giving back to the society through providing education to the underserved children
  • For their excellent work done in health domain under the CSR mandates
  • For promoting skills based education in livelihood enhancement
  • Who initiated various programmes for e-waste management with opportunities to deliver around ‘reuse & recycle’
  • For promoting employment enhancing vocational skills especially among youth
  • Who give back to the society by providing jobs or showing responsibility in the international, national and local communities
  • For motivating companies, CSR foundations and implementing partners to deliver high impact CSR projects through a collaborative approach
  • Who have made remarkable contributions in the areas of Water, Sanitation, Health and Hygiene etc.

THE JURY

These awards will be based on a transparent and ethical process of shortlisting the winners.  Following are the members of our esteemed Jury panel.

justice arjan kumar sikri

Hon'ble Justice Arjan Kr Sikri

Ex-Judge, Supreme Court Of India

Rear Admiral S K Mital

Rear Admiral S K Mital (Retd.)

Member - PESB of India

Stuti Kacker

Stuti Kacker

Retd. IAS, Former Chairperson, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Dr Ashutosh Karnatak

Dr Ashutosh Karnatak

Former CMD-GAIL, Member (Technical) APTEL, Government of India

Lov Verma

IAS (Retd.), Former Health Secretary

A K Tyagi

A K Tyagi

Former Chairman, Mecon Limited
Government of India Enterprise

ELIGIBILITY

CSR TIMES Awards is open to all companies, public sector enterprises (their units), Corporate Foundations & Trusts, NGOs/INGOs working for Indian populace and individuals. All work that is mentioned for nomination must have been in operation for at least one calendar year.

DELIVERABLES FOR WINNERS

Winning Certificate & Trophy. Dedicated web page in CSR TIMES website for the winning projects. Selected projects will also be featured in CSR TIMES. Selected nomination/projects will be given opportunity to give a presentation about the project and will also have an opportunity to be a part of the panel during the E-summit.

DISQUALIFICATION

Incomplete, ambiguous or, wrong entries may be disqualified at any phase of the process without any notification.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Nomination are invited in the following 17 categories.  If you have significantly contributed towards the socio-economic growth of the country in any of these areas, then you may apply for these Awards.

Education

Healthcare

Skill Development

Women Empowerment

Green Environment Stewardship

Livelihoods

Water Conservation and Managment

Swachh Bharat Initiatives

Environment, Climate, Forest, River/Water Waves

Rural / Infrastructure Development

Special Categories (Old Age/Specially-abled/ Armed Forces, etc.

Sports Promotion

Promoting National Heritage

Slum Area Development

CSR Professional of the Year

Outstanding work during COVID pandemic

Eradication of extreme hunger, poverty and malnutrition

Each Category will have three Awards

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

NOMINation fees

  1. Nomination fees shall differ based on the Sector of applicants, viz.,

Rs.25,000
For Government, PSUs, Corporates, Corporate Foundations, CSR Professionals

Rs.15,000
For NGOs, MSMEs, Municipalities

Rs.10,000
For Start-ups

HOW TO PAY
Fees can be paid in either of the following modes of payment:

  1. Though Online Payment
  2. By Cheque/DD (payable at Delhi) in favour of ‘First Step Foundation A/c CSR TIMES’ 
  3. Through NEFT to:
    Acccount No. 08441131001849

    Bank: Oriental Bank of Commerce
    Branch: Vasundhara Enclave, Delhi – 110096
    IFSC Code: ORBC0100844
    MICR Number: 110022075

The nomination fee is non-refundable.

We are a not-for-profit organisation, registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860, and have 12A and 80G, hence GST is not applicable.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Documents/supporting literature for reference should be sent either in the form of photocopy or digitally by Email or USBs.
  • Entries should be in English language only.
  • The organizing committee reserves the right to all communications, documents sent for the nominations and awards and the same are non-returnable.
  • The organizers are not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant.
  • The organizing committee ensures that all the documents sent by the entrant that recommends their nomination for the award will be confidentially handled.
  • Submission of any entry acknowledges the right of the organizers to use it for exhibition, promotion and publication purposes in any medium.
  • If an entry receives an award, the manner and details of announcing that nomination and award is strictly within the discretion of the organizers.
  • Entries once submitted, cannot be withdrawn.
  • The organizers reserve the right to alter or change the programme or its content & title without assigning any reason whatsoever.
  • Nomination will be accepted only on the prescribed form.
  • Jury’s decision will be final and binding. 

“CSR TIMES Award has motivated me immensely.”

It is always a nice feeling to be appreciated for your good work. I am honoured to receive the CSR TIMES Award and I am sure that such appreciation at an international platform will surely inspire others to do good for the society in which we live and the society which we are going to leave for our children.
rajashree birla
Padma Bhushan Smt.Rajashree Birla
WINNER OF CSR TIMES AWARD 2019

assessment process

The CSR TIMES Awards mechanism comprises of the following selection process:

Stage-1: Screening Round

It will be completely based upon the application form filled by the entrants. The detailed application form has been divided into various sections and each section has certain weightage. ​

Stage-2: Jury Round

After the screening round the top entry in each of the categories would be selected. The selected organization could be called for a virtual interaction with the Jury, if required. The jury would assess the organizations on pre-decided evaluation criteria. Entries will be judged by a panel of corporates, agency and academic executives as well as by the team of CSR TIMES. The evaluation of the entries will be based on creativity, innovation, sound planning, implementation and outcomes. The most important benchmark is proven success in aligning strategic objectives with end goals. The applicant organization may have to present project in front of the jury members virtually (during the jury round), if required. A prior notice of the same will be given 3-5 days before the scheduled call.​

Acknowledgment Of Entries

Entrants will receive an email acknowledgment when an entry has been received.

Application Templates

Application forms/ templates can be downloaded from website www.csrtimes.org (CSR TIMES Awards section) or write to us at [email protected]

PAST EVENTS

CSR TIMES has been regularly organising seminars on various topics related to Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility since year 2013

SPEAKERS IN PAST EVENTS

Shri Suresh Prabhu
Minister of Commerce,Industry &
Civil Aviation, Govt. of India
Dr. Subramanian Swamy
Hon'ble Member of Parliament,
Rajya Sabha, Govt. of India
New Delhi
Shri K J Alphons
Hon'ble Union Minister of State
(Independent Charge) for
Ministry of Tourism
Govt. of India
Shri G. KISHAN REDDY
Hon'ble Minister of State for Home Affairs
Govt. of India
Shri Hardeep Singh
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs
Shri Prakash Javadekar
Minister of Human Resource
Development (VM)
Shri Ashwini Kr. Choubey
Hon'ble Union Minister
of State Health & Family Welfare
Govt. of India
Prof. K.V Thomas
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Former Union Minister
Shri Ram Mohan Mishra
Additional Secretary & Development
Commissioner Micro, Small &
Medium Enterprises (MSME)
Govt. of India
H.E Mr.Desire Koumba
Ambassador
The Embassy of Gabon
H.E Mr. Jagdishwar Goburdhun
High Commissioner
Mauritius High Commission
New Delhi
H.E. Mr. Dusan Vukic
Deputy Ambasaador
The Republic of Serbia
New Delhi
Shri Sailesh
Secretary
Ministry of Minority Affairs
Govt. of India
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
Secretary
Ministry of Science and Technology
Govt. of India
Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe
Chairman
All India Council for Technical Education
Ms. Stuti Kackar
IAS Retd., Former Chairperson
NCPCR
Govt. of India
Ms. Rekha Sharma
Chairperson
NCW
Mr. Dinesh Arora
IAS, Executive Director,
REC
Dr. T.K Chand
Managing Director,
National Aluminium Company
Ms. Kiran Bedi
Lieutenant Governor
Puducherry
Govt. of India
Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee
Ex DG, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
Dr. Sunil Pandey
Director
TERI
Sqn Ldr (Retd.) Shipra Sharma
Head CSR
LTI
Ms. Rinika Grover
Head-CSR
Apollo Tyre
SMT. Sheila Dixit
Ex. Chief Minister
Govt. of India
New Delhi
Shri Ramdas Athawale
Hon’ble Minister of State for Social Justice
and Empowerment
Govt. of India , New Delhi
Shri Laxmi Narayan Yadav
Hon'ble Member of Parliament
Govt. of India
New Delhi
Ms. Meenakshi Batra
CEO
Charities Aid Foundation
Dr. L.C. Sharma
Managing Director
IIRD Shimla
Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi
Union Minister of State For MSME & Aninal Husbandry
Dr. BBL Madhukar
Secretary General BRICS Chamber of Commerce Industry
Mr. Kumar Anurag Pratap
Lead CSR
Capgemini
H.E Mr. Yogesh Punja
High Commissioner
The High Commission of Fiji
Shri Anto Antony
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha Govt. Of India
New Delhi
Shri Manoj Kumar Tiwari
Member of Parliament,
lok Sabha, Govt. of India
New Delhi
Brig Rajiv Williams
Corporate Head-CSR
Jindal Stainless Ltd.
Dr. Balvir Talwar
GM (NE, HSE & CSR)
BHEL
MR. Mridul Pathak
President Indo American Global Chamber of Commerce
Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia
Chairman
Apeejay Education Society
Shri SN Tripathi
Secretary,
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
Mr. E.S. Ranganathan
Managing Director
Indraprastha Gas Limited
Mr. Prabhat Singh
MD & CEO
Petronet LNG Ltd.
Mr. Sanjay Chaubey
Chairman and Managing Director
Electronics Corporation of India Limited
Dr. Ashutosh Karnatak
Director (Projects)
GAIL (India) Limited
Mr. Ramanathan
Mission Director,
Atal Innovation Mission
Dr. Shymala Mani
Head – Swachh Bharat Mission
National Institute of Urban Affairs
Smt. Anju Bhalla
Joint Secretary
Ministry of Science and Technology
Govt. of India
rajashree birla
Padma Bhushan Mrs Rajashree Birla
Chairman
Aditya Birla Centre For Community Initiatives
& Rural Development (VM)
Mr. Sanjeev Bikhchandani
Founder
Naukri.com
Shri Dr. K. K. Aggarwal
Padma Shri Dr. K. K. Aggarwal
Dr. M.P. Narayanan
Vice Chairman - World Mining Congress
Ex Chairman - Coal India Ltd.
Mrs. Leena Deshpande
Associate Vice President HR &
Head CSR Bharat Forge Ltd.
H.E. Mrs. Moleboheng Glorious Sehlabaka
Charge d Affaires
High Commission of the
Kingdom of Lesotho
New DelhiFormer MP (Rajya Sabha)
Shri Sunil Shastri
Chief Patron
Indian Achievers' Forum
Shri Ninong Ering
Hon'ble Member of Parliament
Govt. of India
New Delhi
Rema-Mohan-NSE
Ms. Rema Mohan
CEO
NSE Foundation
Dr. V.P. Joy, IAS
Central Provident Fund Commissioner Employees' Provident Fund Organisation
Govt. of India
New Delhi

aBOUT Us

CSR Times – an exclusive print publication on the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility in India, is a modest endeavour of ‘First Step Foundation’ – an organisation that works for the welfare of the society. CSR Times covers news, views, interviews, write-ups, facts and figures, interesting and thought provoking articles on the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility. The idea behind this publication is to highlight the good work that Corporates and Individuals are doing for the cause of society. So far, the Corporate Social activities which deserved to reach a greater audience are confined to the internal communication in organisations, or at the best they are covered in their inhouse magazines and annual reports. CSR Times provides a much needed platform for the Corporates and Individuals to highlight their contributions towards the welfare of society. Through CSRTimes , we give nationwide coverage to Corporate Social activities, reaching out to a robust readership that includes Business Owners, CMDs, Directors, CEOs, CSR Heads and Representatives, HR Heads, Social Activists, from Corporate Houses, NGOs, Public Sector Units, Multinational Companies, Government Departments, Funding Agencies. etc., in almost every sector of industries.

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NOMINATION FORM

Carefully fill up and submit the following nomination form.  You can submit nominations for maximum 05 categories.  For each new category, you need to submit separate entry.  You have an option to download this form, and return it by mail duly filled.

Basic Information about the organization and Details of Nomination/s for the Project/s (completed or ongoing in the year 2019-20):

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