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ASSOCHAM Social Banking Award 2016 is a way to recognize to recognize, 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) are the knowledge partners of this initiative.
In this context, first jury meeting held on 10th October, 2016 at APAS Office in Mumbai to deliberate on categories and the parameters of ASSOCHAM Social Banking Excellence Award 2016. The meeting was attended by Shri Anand Sinha, Former Deputy Governor – RBI, Shri D. K. Mittal, Former Secretary, DoFS, Dr. KshatrapatiShivaji, Chairman, SIDBI, Shri M. Narendra, Chairperson, ASSOCHAM, Shri Ashvin Parekh, Managing Partner, APAS
The nominee can apply under any of the following classes of awards:
1)      Large Bank (Total Business of more than Rs.4,00,000 Crore)
2)      Medium Bank (Total Business of Rs.2,00,000-4,00,000 Crore)
3)      Small Bank (Total Business of less than Rs.2,00,000 Crore)
The awards will be given under the following categories:
  1. Agricultural Banking
  2. Priority Sector Lending in categories other than agriculture
  3. Participation in Government schemes
  4. Overall: Best Social Bank 
Taking the process forward, we are pleased to invite applications for ASSOCHAM “Social Banking Excellence Awards, 2016.

These awards would recognize the contribution of Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCB) 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, Monday,16th January , 2017.
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.
ASSOCHAM 12th Annual Banking Summit cum Award Ceremony: This will be followed by a Gala Event on Banking cum Award Ceremony would be sometime in January 2017.
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. Sponsorship opportunities, for the ASSOCHAM 12th Annual Banking Summit cum Award Ceremony may contact us .