NOMINATIONS• Any individual or organisation working towards conservation, rejuvenation of rivers is welcome to send their nominations. Self-nominations will be considered. In case of self-nominations, please provide two independent references who are aware of the work done by the individual, organisation or initiative nominated• If you are nominating any initiative/individual/organisation, Nominator is expected to have a sound understanding/knowledge about the initiative/individual/organisation nominated.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION1. Significance of the issue addressed, nature and scale of the problem.2. Over all approach and persistent nature of efforts3. Inspirational value (e.g. working with limited resources, motivating stakeholders and so on).4. Advocacy/field action leading to results on the ground, systemic/policy changes, behaviour change.5. Initiatives/organisations/individuals working on rivers will only be considered. Initiatives/individuals and organisations working towards water conservation, sanitation, watershed management alone will not be considered6. Work undertaken need to be at least three years old to be considered.7. Already well recognized individuals/organizations/initiatives and posthumous nominations, will not be considered.8. Members of the Organising Committee and the BPS Jury will not be considered for awards.