CALL FOR NOMINATIONS ASHOK HANS MEMORIAL AWARD FOR YOUNG PERSONS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF DISABILITY IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS ASHOK HANS MEMORIAL AWARD FOR YOUNG PERSONS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF DISABILITY IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION
  • Posted On : 25th June 2012

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
ASHOK HANS MEMORIAL AWARD
FOR
YOUNG PERSONS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF DISABILITY
 IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION

 

Nominations are invited for the Ashok Hans Award in the field of disability for the year 2012. The award, instituted in 2010 by Shanta Memorial Rehabilitation Centre (SMRC) a disabled people’s organization working in India, is in the memory of Ashok Hans (1950-2008), activist, thinker and role model of inspiration and courage who worked for the cause of disability since the 1970s. The Award is presented to honour young people from the Asia Pacific Region who have made a significant contribution in the field of disability and whose work demonstrates a commitment in the field of disbaility.

The award carries a cash prize of Indian Rupees One Lakh, besides a citation and a memento. If more than one person is selected for the Award, the money will be shared. The Award will be announced in September 2011. The award ceremony will take place in Bhuabneswar India on 10th December 2012.

The recipients of the Award are chosen by a selection committee whose decision will be final.  An awards Committee has been set up consisting of men and women of eminence from the public field and PWDs well known for their work on disability.  Award recipients will be selected by vote of the Awards Committee.

To be eligible the nominee must be:
Eligibility for Award

  • Under the age of 45
  • Primarily it will be awarded to  persons with a disbailities
  • It can be awarded to people who have contributed to the field of disability
  • Those who have worked in the Asia Pacific Region
  • Working on issues of disability the nominee may be working anywhere in the world, but the focus of the work should be on Asia Pacific Region as defined above

The selection criteria  

  1. The board will assess
  •  
    • to what degree the persons’ achievement has enhanced the lives of people with a disability, their carers and contributed to society in general
    • The significance and/or impact of the achievement to the development of the disability sector and movement.
    • The degree to which the work of the person has included people with a disability in the development and decision making associated with the initiative.

Nominations must be sent in writing, and accompanied by a detailed CV of the nominated person, a note on reasons for nomination and a duly filled form Nominations must be received before 1st Septmeber 2011.
On SMRC
You can read about us on  http://www.smrcorissa.org.
We welcome any information about a candidate and work that you can provide.  Self nominations will not be entertained.

Please write to the undersigned for nomination form to reach by 1st September 2012.

 

Reena Mohanty
Shanta Memorial Rehabilitation Centre
Bhubaneswar
Email: smrc_bbsr@hotmail.com

 

Details of person making the nomination:

 

Name:                 -----------------------------------------------------------------

 

Address:  -------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Telephone:        (Work) --------------------------- (Home) -----------------

 

(mobile) _________________________ Email _______________

 

Signature:          -------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Date:                    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Nomination forms can be e-mailed

to smrc_bbsr@hotmail.com

smrcbbsr@gmail.com

or mailed to:

 

SMRC
108 D Master Canteen Building
Unit III Station Square
Bhubaneswar-751001
Odisha
India  

 

CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS:        1st  September 2011

 

Advisory Board
National
Mr. B.J.Panda M.P
Mr. Satish Agnihotri IAS
Mr. N.M.Prusty
Smt Sudha Kaul
Smt. Jeeja Ghosh
Orissa
Prof Banikanta Mishra
Sri Sanyasi Behera
International Members
Tomas Lagerwall
Tapan Das Gupta
Anuradha Das
Shanta Rao Barriga
Maria Reina
Chapal Khasbanis

 

Details of person making the nomination:

 

Name:       ___________________________________________

 

Address:  ___________________________________________

 

Telephone:        (Work) ______________(Home) ____________

 

(mobile) ________________ Email ________________________

 

Signature:          ____________________________________________

 

Date:                    ______________

 

Nomination forms and Guidelines can also be downloaded from SMRC’s  website www.smrcorissa.com and can be mailed to:

SMRC
108 D Master Canteen Building
Station Square, Unit III
Bhubaneswar – 751001, Orissa, India

Or emailed to smrc_bbsr@hotmail.com

CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS:        1st  September 2011

 

 

Nomination Form

 

Name:

 

Telephone:

 

Email:

 

Address:

 

Nationality:

Date and place of birth:

 

Gender: Female
               Male

 

Qualifications:
(Give details in chronological order, starting with the most recent qualification, dates and Institution)

 

Present position:

 

Current job description:

 

Previous positions held (in chronological order, starting with the first position held)

 

 SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Please give details of outstanding innovative work in the field of disability which would qualify the candidate for the Award

 

Deadline for submission: 1 September 2011

Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered