given by department of administrative reforms and public grievances when it has asked for nomination for the 2012-13 edition. The last date of nomination for it is July 16, 2013 and the awards will be presented on April 21 next year.
Who can get those prestigious awards? According to the Request for Nomination form, the awards could be for:
a) Implementation of innovative schemes/projects.
b) Bringing perceptible systemic changes and building up institutions.
c) Making public delivery systems efficient and corruption free.
d) Showing innovation and adaptation to meet stakeholders’ requirements.
e) Extraordinary performance in emergent situations like floods, earthquake etc.
f) Setting high standards of services and continued improvement, showing high leadership qualities and improving employee motivation etc.
The categories under which the nomination can be given:
a) Officer of Central/State Government – Individually
b) Officers of Central/State Government – As a group
The government has however made it clear that self-nominations, nominations that are not of serving civil servants and also nominations of organizations not involving serving civil servants would be rejected.
Also, printed booklets, video films, supplementary material on CDs, press clippings, photographs, reference letters, photo copies of certificates etc. should not be attached with the nomination. Only references to them need be mentioned. These would be reviewed, if required, at a later date.
You can contact
Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances
Sardar Patel Bhavan,
5th Floor, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110 001
Phone: 011-2336 0369
Fax: 011-2374 2133