Nomination Guidelines

  1. No Cost: There is no fee attached to submitting nominations / applications to the Social Media for Empowerment Awards 2022.
  2. Nomination limitations: From one applicant, there can be no more than two nominations / applications in any two of the categories.
  3. Ongoing projects/initiatives only: Nominated projects / practices must be ongoing, at least for the last six months, up and running. Closed initiative will lead to disqualification.
  4. Nomination revision: Once a nomination form is submitted, it cannot be changed
  5. Disqualification: False information submitted concerning the project will result in the Nominee’s immediate and permanent rejection.
  6. Project per category: One project shall only be submitted for one category.
  7. Previous Entries: If a project was not a previous year’s winning entry, it may be submitted again. The same project’s award nominations from previous year’s winners will not be taken into consideration. It has to be submitted afresh with the latest updates.
  8. Language: Irrespective of the product/project language, all producer and project information must be in English.
  9. Acknowledgement: All applicants shall receive an acknowledgement mail to their email address after submitting the Nomination form successfully.
  10. Mandatory fields: The fields marked mandatory in nomination forms are necessary to fill by the nominee.
  11. Who can Apply: Any Individual, NGO/NPO, Corporates, Students, Teachers, Farmers, Startups, Corporate, Government Organizations, Mobile App Developers, or Marketing experts who use Social Media as a platform can apply.
  12. Duration of the Project: At the time of application, the initiative’s social media presence should have been active for at least six months.
  13. Eligible South Asian Countries: Nominations are welcome from the following South Asian countries: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Afghanistan.
  14. Emphasis: Entries should place more emphasis on execution and effect than on audience size and interaction.