TSDSI Awards 2020 – Call for Nominations

TSDSI Roll of Honour was instituted from year 2019 onwards to felicitate individuals who have contributed to the cause of TSDSI. Persons who have made outstanding efforts, contributions or accomplishments of technical nature or for institutional building or raising reputation of TSDSI in the community, will be recognised as “TSDSI Fellows”. Details of Awardees of the 2019 Roll of Honour can be viewed on our website at link here.

Fellows will receive a commendation certificate and their names will be hosted on the TSDSI Website.

This is a Call for Nominations for individuals for being considered for the TSDSI Fellows Awards for the year 2020.

Award Categories:

There are three Award Categories:

  1. Technical Category: accomplishments, contributions to TSDSI technical activities
  2. Organizational Category: outstanding contribution towards building TSDSI as an institution
  3. Champion Category: enhancing TSDSI influence/stature in the ecosystem

Call for Nominations:

The Nomination window for awards in all the above categories is open from this announcement date till 31 August 2020. A member organization may nominate individuals in format prescribed at Annexure A, latest by 31 August 2020 EOD. The nomination forms should be submitted to dg@tsdsi.in by email.

Rules for Nomination:

  1. Nominees for technical and organizational categories to be restricted from within TSDSI members only.
  2. Nominations made in a previous year maybe rolled over to the next year if endorsed by the nominator.
  3. Members can submit nominations of different individuals in more than one category.
  4. Jury members should not nominate any persons for the awards.
  5. Jury may choose not to select anyone for one or more of the awards, if no-one suitable is found
  6. Jury members are selected in their individual capacity.

The awards will be announced in October 2020.

The “Awards Panel” constituted for evaluating the nominations is provided at Annexure B.

I look forward to receiving your nominations,

Best Regards,

Director General.

 Attached:

Annexure A- Award Nomination Format

Annexure B – Awards Panel for year 2020

 Annexure A: Award Nomination Format

Name of Nominee, their present affiliation, and role (as applicable) in TSDSI (a member can nominate two or more individuals jointly for a single award)
Recommending person, their affiliation and role (as applicable) in TSDSI (Principal and supporting persons)
Date of Nomination
Brief on Nominee association with TSDSI
Recommendation with justification for nomination

(for technical category, kindly provide information on original work, quantum of contributions and their impact)

Contact details of the nominee
Contact details of the recommending team

  Annexure B: Awards Panel

“Awards Panel” constituted for evaluating the nominations received for year 2020 is as follows:

Panelists Awards Panel- Technical Category Awards Panel-Organizational Category Awards Panel- TSDSI Champions Category
Chairperson Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi

(Chairperson, TSDSI; Director IIT Madras)

Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi

(Chairperson, TSDSI; Director IIT Madras)

Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi

(Chairperson, TSDSI; Director IIT Madras)

Co-Chair Mr Satish Jamadagni

(Vice Chairperson, TSDSI; Vice President, Reliance JIO)

Mr Satish Jamadagni

(Vice Chairperson, TSDSI; Vice President, Reliance JIO)

Mr Satish Jamadagni

(Vice Chairperson, TSDSI; Vice President, Reliance JIO)

Members Mr R Prakash, Vice Chair- SGN

Mr Akhilesh Shrivastava, Chair – SGSS,

Mr Mangesh Ingale, Vice Chair- SGSS)

Mr Arif Khan,

Chief Digital Officer, NPCI

Mr R K Pathak, Member GC

Mr Rajesh Gangadhar, Chair Outreach Committee and Member GC

 

Mr R K Pathak, Member GC

Mr Rajesh Gangadhar, Chair Outreach Committee and Member GC

 

Convener Ms Pamela Kumar, (Director General, TSDSI) Ms Pamela Kumar, (Director General, TSDSI) Ms Pamela Kumar, (Director General, TSDSI)