PHD Annual Awards For Excellence 2021 Common Nomination Form


PHD ANNUAL AWARDS Brochure 2021

 

PHD CHAMBER ANNUAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2021

Benchmarking Best Practices – Promoting Ethics in Business

AWARDS BROCHURE

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), established in 1905, is a proactive and dynamic National Apex Chamber, working at the grass-root level across India with strong national and international linkages. Through policy interventions, it acts as a catalyst in the promotion of industry, trade and entrepreneurship.


PHDCCI AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

 

PHD Annual Awards for Excellence were instituted in 1997 to recognize Indian businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals for their outstanding achievements/ contributions in selected areas and for promoting corporate and individual initiatives in economic, social, educational, and cultural areas.

 

Since inception in 1997, PHD Awards have been celebrating corporate and individual excellence and leadership, directed to strengthen the socio-economic framework of India. The transformations made possible through the “success stories” in different realms get recognized through coveted PHD Awards. As the only benchmark that PHD Awards follow is “Best Practices”, they have recognition of being among the most prestigious independently instituted “Honours” conferred in civilian category.

 

Through a transparent and meticulous process and painstaking efforts, the PHD Awards complete the end-to-end process, starting from Call for applications– progressing with the rigorous third party process audit and careful Jury evaluation and reaching to the fruition by bestowing the Awards to selected institutional and individual change-agents of high reputes.

 

OBJECTIVE

 

·   To recognize Indian businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals for their outstanding achievements/ contributions in selected areas

·   To promote corporate and individual initiatives in economic, social, educational, and cultural areas

·   To encourage healthy and ethical business practices

·   To create consciousness about the business community’s role towards society, environment and corporate social responsibility

·   To promote entrepreneurship and innovation in MSME sector

·   To motivate women to take up leadership role in business and social welfare

 

While screening the nominations, the applicant company’s / individual’s proactive initiatives in addressing business and society issues, outstanding contribution to social and community welfare & endeavours towards minimizing environmental footprints and economics in the design of its products and services and the management of its operations is considered.

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

a) An Indian corporate / individual (above 18 years of age) can apply for award for one or more of the following category of awards. The Nature of Business should not be socially undesirable.

1.      Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award (Individual)

2.      Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award – MSME (Individual)

3.      Outstanding Businesswoman Award  (Individual)

4.      Award For Excellence For Start-up (Corporate)

5.      Good Corporate Citizen Award for Social Welfare (Corporate)

6.      Lifetime Achievement Award (Individual)*

(*- decided on nomination basis)

 

Narration of each Award is appended

b) Previous recipients of PHD Awards can apply for any category(s) other than the one in which   they were awarded in the last 5 years.

c) Applicant must ensure that their Annual Accounts and Report and Balance Sheet for the last 3 FYs (2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18) are audited and furnished with the form.

d) Both Investment and turnover will be considered as the criteria for the MSME award category (as per the revised definition of MSME, June 2020)

e) Start Ups established after 01.01.2016 will only be considered.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

 

a)     Application Forms can be downloaded from the website

b)     All Application forms should be duly filled in and submitted before the end date i.e., 31 July 2021. Incomplete forms without annexures will be summarily REJECTED.

c)      All Application forms must be accompanied by a Self-Declaration on Company’s Letterhead and signed by the applicant.

d)     All Application form must be accompanied by a Recommendation letter on the Recommending company’s letterhead and duly signed and submitted in original. The recommending person/ company / must be a member of any national / state level chamber or industry association and must quote their membership number on the recommendation letter.

e)     A separate form needs to be filled if applying for more than one category. Each form must be accompanied by annexures (photocopies are permitted with self-attestation with additional forms)

f)       Copy of the prescribed Application form can be used for filing more than one nomination in categories listed above.

g)     PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds the right to reject any application at any time with no liability to give justification.

 

Forms can be downloaded from the website www.phdcci.in/awards/2021. Filled in forms along with annexures must be submitted in an envelope marked APPLICATION FOR PHDCCI AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE- <NAME OF CATEGORY  OF AWARD>  before the closing date to :

Ms. Mallika Verma, Director

Business Practices & Awards Committee

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry

PHD House, 4/2, Siri Institutional Area

August Kranti Marg

New Delhi 110016

E: mallika.verma@phdcci.in ; Mobile: 9891272185

 

Screening Process

 

Awards will be decided by a three level meticulous screening and selection procedure validated by third party auditors and finalised by an eminent Jury chaired by the Retired Chief Justice of India and other prominent personalities.

 

The Award

 

Awards will be conferred at the Annual Session of PHDCCI by the Chief Guest. Each Award includes a Citation and a Trophy. A Citations Booklet will be printed for wide circulation. Awardees will be publicised through advertisement in leading national dailies, PHDCCI website, and social media.

 

Applications are invited from Corporates and Individuals in five categories. The Narration of each category of Awards is given below. Please read carefully and choose the category (s) you wish to apply for.

Narration of Awards
 


1.   Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award 2021

 (General Category)

 

“The Distinguished Entrepreneur of Year Award honors individuals who exemplify outstanding entrepreneurial skills, outstanding leadership qualities, professional achievement of the highest caliber in the management of an enterprise, has been primarily responsible for the formation or growth/turnaround of an enterprise, who is dedicated to improving the community and has made a positive impact through their strategic initiatives and has through his/her entrepreneurship, successfully created a new business opportunity, service or product.” The nature of business should not be socially undesirable.

 

 

2.   Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award 2021

(MSME Category)

 

“The Distinguished Entrepreneur of Year Award honors companies in MSME category who exemplify outstanding entrepreneurial skills, outstanding leadership qualities, professional achievement of the highest caliber in the management of an enterprise, has been primarily responsible for the formation or growth/turnaround of an enterprise, who is dedicated to improving the community and has made a positive impact through their strategic initiatives and has through his/her entrepreneurship, successfully created a new business opportunity, service or product.” The nature of business should not be socially undesirable.

 

3.   Outstanding Businesswoman Award 2021

 

“The Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year Award honors women who exemplify outstanding entrepreneurial skills, leadership qualities, professional achievement of the highest caliber in the management of an enterprise, has been primarily responsible for the formation or growth/turnaround of an enterprise, who is dedicated to improving the community and has made a positive impact on society through her/ her organization’s strategic initiatives and has through his/her entrepreneurship, successfully created a new business opportunity, service or product.” The nature of business should not be socially undesirable.

 

4.   PHD Chamber Award for Excellence for Startups 2021

 

“The PHD Chamber Award for Excellence for Startups honors the startups in India. Each individual award places a heavy focus on unearthing and rewarding the very best in their respective ecosystems. Nominee should be a Startup who has been primarily responsible for the innovation or growth/turnaround of his company, is dedicated to improving the wellbeing of the community and who has been responsible for creating more job opportunities.” The nature of business should not be socially undesirable

 

5. Good Corporate Citizen Award for Social Welfare 2021

 

A Good Corporate Citizen is a company/ organisation that integrates Social, Environmental, Ethical and Economic values in the core decision making process and activities of their business. This award recognizes an Organization which has made an outstanding contribution in the field of Social Work/Community Development & Service/ Environment protection and conservation/ employee development. Corporate Citizenship is the way in which a company has shown an outstanding contribution to Social development & Community services, Environmental impacts and Economics in the design of its products and services and the management of its operations. Corporate citizenship encompasses the Values, Policies, Practices and Performance targets that guide a company's business strategy while maximizing returns to shareholders and society while ensuring minimum negative impact on society and environment.

 

They are adjudged to have carried out their corporate social responsibilities to the highest level in areas such as economic Impact, social Impact and community outreach services, environmental impact, and employee Development The nature of business should not be socially undesirable

 

On Nomination Basis

Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Nominations are not invited for this category. The Committee members suggest the names of distinguished individuals who have set highest benchmark in entrepreneurship, exemplified outstanding leadership qualities, demonstrated professional achievement of the highest caliber in the management of their enterprise, or have been the key or sole driver behind or primarily responsible for the growth/turnaround of their enterprise and undertaken strategic initiatives for successfully creating a new business opportunity, service or product. It also gives due weightage and recognizes their contribution and positive impact towards improving the community.

 

The nature of business should not be socially undesirable