Social Banking Excellence Awards, 2015


Concept Note | Nomination Form -Category 1 | Nomination Form -Category 2 | Nomination Form -Category 3 | Nomination Form -Category 4 | Nomination Form -Category 5

ASSOCHAM Social Banking Excellence Award 2015 is a way to recognize to reward and celebrate models of inclusive growth and sustainable development as well as innovative approaches to creating value for society and business together


The underlying principle is that companies make social banking an integral part of the way they do business and implement social banking projects or programs that have a significant impact. Equally important is that they are sustainable in all appropriate areas of operation and exert positive influence on their stakeholders, their peers and their communities. The awards seek to identify and honor companies as well as provide role models of best practices for other companies.


Ashvin Parekh Advisory Services LLP (APAS) is the knowledge partner of this initiative.


In this context, First jury meeting held on 16th September 2015 at Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) office in Mumbai to deliberate on categories and the parameters of ASSOCHAM Social Banking Excellence Award 2015. The meeting was attended by Shri Anand Sinha, Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, Dr Mrs. Deepali Pant Joshi, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India, Shri M Narendra, Chairman, ASSOCHAM National council for Banking and finance, Shri M V Tanksale, Chief Executive, Indian Bank’s Association and Shri Ashvin Parekh, CEO, Ashvin Parekh advisory services.


The nominee can apply under any of the following classes of awards:


1)      Large Bank (Total Business of more than 4,00,000 Crore Rs.)

2)      Medium Bank (Total Business of 2,00,000-4,00,000 Crore Rs.)

3)      Small Bank (Total Business of less than 2,00,000 Crore Rs.)

4)      Co-operative bank or RRBs or LABs


The awards will be given under the following categories:

1.       Agricultural Banking

2.       Rural Banking

3.       Urban Banking

4.       Participation in Government schemes

5.       Overall : Best Social Bank


Taking the process forward, we are pleased to invite applications for ASSOCHAM “Social Banking Excellence Awards, 2015.

These awards would recognize the contribution of Banks towards strengthening the social fabric of our country by focusing on certain parameters that have been finalized by our expert committee. To assess your esteemed organization’s performance against these parameters we request you to participate in the selection process by submitting completely filled-up nomination form along with the applicable processing fee before, Saturday, 7th November , 2015.


You are welcome to share any other information that you think would assist in our analysis. 


Concept note on Social Banking Excellence Award and Nominations form for all categories enclosed here with for your kind reference.

Processing charges for submission of application for PSU Banks/PVT Banks is Rs. 25000/- and Rs.15000/- for Co-operative Bank/RRBs/LABs for each categories.

ASSOCHAM 11th Annual Banking Summit cum Award Ceremony: This will be followed by a Gala Event on Banking cum Award Ceremony would be sometime in November 2015.


The Summit provides an excellent opportunity for organizations/companies to promote their product & services and branding of your organization and Corporate Collateral distribution to all participants in the meet.


For more details please contact: 

Chandan Kumar, Mob ( 9910167130) Email:
Mr. Rajesh Kumar Singh, Mob (9990702689) Email:
Mr. Saurabh Singh, Mob (9868981404) Email:

Corporate Office
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