Awards Categories and Classification



Based on the CSR fund/budget of the financial year 2020-21

1. Healthcare
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
2. Education
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
3. Skills Development
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
4. Livelihoods
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
5. Environment
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
6. WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
7. Women Empowerment
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
8. Rural Development and Infrastructure
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
9. Special Categories (Old Age, Specially-abled and others)
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
10. Employee Volunteering Initiative
• Small: With annual prescribed CSR budget (FY 20-21) of the company equal to or below INR 10 Cr.
• Large: With annual prescribed CSR budget (FY 20-21) of the company above INR 10 Cr.
11. CSR Project of the Year 2020-21
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr
12. CSR Foundation of the Year 2020-21 (only for CSR Foundations)
• Small: With annual prescribed CSR budget (FY 20-21) of the company/group equal to or below INR 10 Cr.
• Large: With annual prescribed CSR budget (FY 20-21) of the company/group above INR 10 Cr.
13. Company with Best CSR Impacts (2020-21) Only for companies
• Small: With annual prescribed CSR budget (FY 20-21) of the company equal to or below INR 10 Cr.
• Large: With annual prescribed CSR budget (FY 20-21) of the company above INR 10 Cr.
14. CSR Implementing Agency of the Year 2020-21 (For implementing agencies only)
(Two awards, as per the Jury discretion))
15. COVID19 Response Category with 4 sub-categories, 2 awards in each sub-category (total 8 awards in COVID19 response). The Sub-categories are:
a. Support for Hospital Infrastructure including the purchase of the equipment
b. Support for Research and Development for COVID19 Response
c. Support for Frontline Health Workers
d. Support for Communities and COVID Patients
e. Creating Awareness for protection from COVID19
• Small: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was up to INR 1.0 Cr.
• Large: CSR project budget for FY 2020-21 was above INR 1.0 Cr

Note: In case there are less than three entries in a category, the applications will be automatically evaluated under the CSR Project of the Year 2020-21 category. The Jury has all the rights to evaluate applications in a category where the project fits best, even if the award application has been submitted in a different category. The small and large categorization as per the list above is applicable when we receive at least 3 applications in each segment (large/small).