FAQ about Sandvik India Gender Awards
What are the Sandvik India Gender Awards?
The awards were established by Sandvik in India to recognize excellence and commitment to Sustainable Development Goal 5 (Gender Equality):
- Fostering and promoting an inclusive approach in the communities
- Challenging and overcoming conscious and subconscious bias
- Developing a gender-balanced leadership in the workplace
- Helping women achieve their ambitions personally and professionally
What are the focus areas for the Sandvik India Gender Awards?
The awards focus on the following areas:
- Arts and culture
- Social change
Who is eligible to apply for the Sandvik India Gender Awards?
Any individual or a representative of an organization working towards women’s development across India can apply for this award.
How do I apply for the Sandvik India Gender Awards?
You apply by filling in the online application form.
Last day to apply for the Sandvik India Gender Awards 2019 was May 31.
Are there any fees associated with applying?
No, there are no fees for applying.
Can we apply in more than one category?
Yes, you can apply for more than one category.
How many years of experience does an organization need before it is eligible to compete for the awards?
A minimum of three years.
I have recently started working in several categories. Can I still apply for the awards?
If you have completed one year you can apply for an award.
What parameters will be under consideration in the selection process?
The following parameters will be under consideration in the selection process:
- Adherence to applicability
- Authenticity of the entry
- Work to eliminate gender:
- harmful practices
- Work for gender:
- equal right
- equal opportunities
- policy change
Are applications kept confidential?
The information in the applications is confidential and will be reviewed only by Sandvik and industry experts during the selection process and in connection with the administration of the award, and the panel of judges.
If rejected, will I be given reasons for rejection?
Considering the number of likely applicants, sharing information about applications may not be possible.
If not selected, can I still attend the award function? If I am allowed, will there be a fee to attend?
We welcome your attendance on the award night with RSVP. There will be no fees.
If not selected for the reward money, will I receive a participation certificate?
Only participants who are shortlisted for the final round (24 participants) will be provided with a certificate of appreciation. There will be no certificates of participation.
Where will the awards night event be held?
The event will be held in Pune, Maharashtra in India.
When was the award established?
The Sandvik India Gender Awards was launched in 2016.
Are individuals/organizations working for girls eligible to apply?
Yes, any project that is working for the welfare of girl children is eligible to apply.