PMI India, an affiliate of the Project Management Institute, the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, announces a call for nominations for the PMI India Awards 2020. PMI India has established a number of awards to recognize and honor contributions and achievements in the project management profession. The winners will be announced at the Project Management National Conference 2020 on September 11-12, 2020 in Bengaluru.
The PMI India Awards is recognized by industry leaders, private and public sector organizations, government, NGOs, and project practitioners as the most prestigious award for projects and the project management profession in India. These awards have now grown to become the industry’s most respected distinction paying tribute to groundbreaking projects that demonstrated high-ranking performance and innovative processes.
PMI India has been administering the PMI India Awards on an annual basis since 2009. Some past winners of the PMI India Awards include esteemed organizations such as viz. L&T, TCS, IBM, Reliance Industries, State Bank of India, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., RITES Ltd., Robert Bosch Engineering, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, ONGC and Powergrid Corporation of India.
The PMI India Awards 2020 has been divided into six categories that recognize and honor a project team that has delivered superior results through the exemplary application of project management principles.
- Project of the year – Category Large: A project or program or similar initiative which has a budget project cost of more than INR 1,000 crores
- Project of the year – Category Medium: A project or program or similar initiative which has budget project cost between INR 100 crores to INR 1,000 crores
- Project of the year – Category Small: A project or program or similar initiative which has a budget project cost less than INR 100 crores but more than INR Five crores
- Project of the year – Category Micro: A project or program or similar initiative which has a budget project cost less than INR 5 crores but more than INR Fifty lakhs
- Project of the year – Contribution to the Community: This award recognizes and honors significant initiatives undertaken by corporate bodies or organizations (as part of their Corporate Social Responsibilities activities) towards the improvement and well-being of the community.
- Project of the year – NGO: This award recognizes and honors a project team that has achieved superior results through the exemplary application of project management principles for projects, programs or similar initiatives implemented by Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
Each category will have a maximum of one winner and one runner- up. In lieu of the COVID-19 situation, PMI India has extended the last date for nomination submissions to May 13, 2020.