Awards Committee of for start of awards by the SAAPD
Virtual meeting, 12 October 2002 at 8 pm
SAAPD Awards committee was constituted in September 2022 with following members:
The virtual meeting on 12 October 2002 at 8 pm (India time) was attended by
Dr Gyanendra Kumar, Secretary, SAAPD could not attend the meeting.
The draft guidelines were discussed, and relevant changes were made in the draft based on the suggestions from the members.
It was decided that once the council approves the awards in principle, the award committee shall prepare the award criteria for applying and judging.
The guidelines are as follows:
(Version 1.0 created by Awards Committee dated 12 October 2022)
The document is broad guidance document made by the awards committee to guide the SAAPD executive before instituting, accepting, and giving an award on behalf of SAAPD. However, the Governing council shall have the powers to modify the same for specific purposes.
These guidelines shall refer to any award to be given at the time of the Annual/ Biennial Conference of SAAPD or any awards to be given in between in recognition to an activity by a SAAPD member, group of members, an institution or a body duly recognized by the SAAPD.
The group recognizes 3 types of awards for SAAPD as on now.
General conditions for each type of awards.
For category A awards: the donation amount shall be fixed based on expected expenditure as annual interest earned out of the fixed deposit. For example, if the award related expenditure for the SAAPD secretariat is Rs 5000/- then based on fixed deposit current rates, the donation amount shall be Rs. 100,000/-
Generally, no annual regular awards shall be started with amount less than Rs. 100,000/- However if the donor wishes to give cash awards, larger plaque etc. then amount shall be multiplied accordingly.
For category B awards, as the name suggests, it can be only one time for a conference/ event. However, the amount from donor should be charged based on actual expenditure expected on the award/ certificate etc.
For category C awards, it can be based on specific call for proposals (for example World Oral Health Day etc.), the award shall be declared by SAAPD council after a meeting and type of award/ amount shall be fixed in advance before announcing the event and award.
As on now, SAAPD has following named awards in category A.
The Category B award has been committed for 3 years by the students of Dr Amrit Tewari with commitment of Rs 12,000/- per year for cash awards of Rs 5,000, 3,000 and 2,000 for first second and third prize winners. Additional Rs 2,000 shall be for head office for preparing the Plaque and certificates for the winners. For 2022 conference it was for conference theme for “Innovation Category”.
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