Nomination Invited for Prestigious India CSR Awards 2019

India CSR is seeking nominations for the the year 2019.. The awards program will honor companies and individuals for their outstanding leadership and achievements in corporate responsibility in India.

NEW DELHI: India CSR Network, dedicated CSR Media house, invites nominations for the India CSR Awards. CSR Awards is one of the most prestigious recognition honouring the outstanding and innovative CSR, Sustainability and Social Enterprise Projects and leadership in CSR. The theme for the India CSR Awards is Recognizing Innovation and Leadership in CSR.

India CSR Awards have been instituted to recognize the innovative CSR Practices in India and this is the fifth edition of India CSR Awards.

Give Back India CSR Leadership Summit – Celebrating 5th Years of CSR Law at New Delhi on April 1, 2019


Extended Deadline: Feb 28, 2019

India CSR honours the innovative and impact full projects at Grand Gala Annual India CSR Leadership Summit & Awards scheduled to be held in New Delhi in April 2019. India CSR has been receiving a record number of applicants. This is something we hope to repeat this time also.

Download Report on Winners of India CSR Awards 2018

Also Read: India CSR Awards presented to social & CSR leaders and leading corporate for CSR excellence

Recognizing CSR Innovation and Leadership

Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (CSR) is a vital practice to survive the business in the organization. It enhances reputation, builds positive bridges to the communities, benefits customers and the public at large—and in so doing affects the planet, people and profits. The India CSR Awards honour and celebrate the innovation and significant contributions that CSR practices make to our economy and society.

Awards Categories

Organizations will be recognized in various categories:

  • CSR Project of Decade (Corporate Level) Larger Impact
  • CSR Innovation (Corporate Level) Larger Impact
  • Adding Value to the Local Community
  • Agriculture Development
  • Animal/Bird Protection Project (for Rare Species)
  • Awareness Campaign
  • Cause Branding Campaign
  • Community Development Program
  • Consumer Protection Services
  • CSR Report
  • Cyber Crime Control
  • Disaster Relief
  • Education
  • Efforts towards building an inclusive world (disability, special care, transgender, etc.)
  • Employee Volunteerism
  • Employment Creation
  • Empowerment of Vulnerable Group/PTGs
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Environment Management/Forestry/Horticulture
  • Health
  • Heritage Conservation
  • Integrated Village Development
  • Infrastructure (Community Assets)
  • Livelihood Creation
  • Promotion of Science Education
  • Project Towards Swachh Bharat Mission
  • Public Relations in CSR
  • Rehabilitation & Resettlement Project
  • Renewable Energy
  • Research & Studies (Schedule VII)
  • Road Safety
  • Safe Drinking Water
  • Sanitation (Rural) Swachh Bharat Mission
  • Sanitation (Urban) Swachh Bharat Mission
  • Skill Development- Skill India
  • Social Media Awareness Campaign
  • Sports Promotion (National/International)
  • Technology in CSR
  • Water Conservation
  • Water Conservation/Watershed Development
  • Waste Management
  • Woman Empowerment

Other categories are:

People Category:

  • CSR Life Time Achievement Award
  • CSR Person of the Year Award
  • CSR Professional of the Year Awards
  • CSR Manager of the Year Awards
  • CSR Author Awards
  • Women CSR Leader Awards
  • Philanthropist of the Year Awards
  • Social entrepreneurs of the Year Awards
  • Green Leadership Awards
  • NGO Leadership Awards
  • Sanitation Leadership Awards (Corporate)
  • Sanitation Leadership Awards (Individual)

NGO Category: CSR Implementing Partner Awards;

Report Category: CSR/Sustainability Report; and,

Documentary Category: Sustainability/CSR Film.

Selection process

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

  • First stage – Questionnaire assessment, inclusive of compliance assessment, wherever applicable, based on details furnished by a participating company, as above.
  • Second stage – Finalization of the nominated companies, for assessment by jury, in consultation and co-ordination with India CSR.
  • Third Stage – Selection of the innovative CSR projects for final recognition, from the nominated companies by the Jury.


All large, medium, small scale organization and their units are eligible for the participation in the award.


Entries will be judged by a panel of corporate, agency and academic executives as well as by the staff of India CSR. Jury evaluates entries based on creativity, innovation, sound planning, implementation and outcomes. The most important benchmark is proven success in aligning strategic objectives with end goals.

Remarkable Recognition

India CSR Awards contribute to recognition in the following manner:

  • Visibility
  • Validation
  • Testimony
  • Reputation
  • Differentiator

Nomination Fee

The investment of each primary entry is Rs. 51,000 (Rupees Fifty One Thousand Only). (18% GST applicable). Payment is must for nomination. Entry fee are not refundable. No fee is required for personal categories.

Sending the entry

Nomination fee must accompany all entries/entry packets. If you are paying by check or DD, make a note as to how many entries you are paying for. Please ensure required details with your entry.

Download: Nomination Form 

Download: Brochure for the India CSR Awards

Where to Send Entries

India CSR Awards, email:

Supporting material in hard copy: India CSR Network, 222, Krishn Vatika, Boirdadar, Raigarh – 496001 Chhattisgarh, Ph: 99810 99555

Please indicate in the right corner of the package the categories you are entering.

Expression of interest can be sent to

Also Read: Updates on India CSR Awards