5th Edition of FICCI Water Awards

Application deadline: May 31, 2017


The FICCI Water Awards were launched under the aegis of FICCI Water Mission, to promote awareness, policy advocacy, sharing of best practices and thought leadership in the area of water use efficiency.  The awards were initiated with objectives to:

  • Recognize efforts and leadership in the area of water efficiency and conservation; and
  • Develop a knowledge base on sustainable water management practices adopted by different stakeholders and disseminate best practices for encouraging their adoption.

Award Categories

Following award categories were proposed for the 4th Edition of the FICCI Water Awards:

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Industrial water efficiency

Industrial units


Community Initiatives by industry

Industrial units (CSR related but community focused initiatives only)


Initiatives by NGOs

NGOs (Registered as a society, trust, not-for-profit organisation)


Innovation in Water Technology

Product developer / technology supplier in the area of innovative tools, techniques, products, technologies and technology application.



Call for Nominations

Nominations for awards to be conferred in 2017 are invited, in confidence, on the Nomination form along with the testimonials, in hard and soft copy, which may be sent by Email: watermission@ficci.com, with a subject line “Company Name_Nomination form for FICCI Water Awards 2017”.

Application deadline: May 31, 2017

Assessment Process

The Call for Nominations is put up through print and online advertisements. A standard template for sending information is developed for every category. Once the applications are received, an initial screening is done to ensure the applicants fulfil the eligibility criteria. This is done on the basis of the narrative submission by the applicants. The shortlisted applicants are asked to make a presentation to the jury, which is followed by field validation if required and final winners are selected.

A jury comprising of eminent professionals working across different verticals in the water sector   scrutinise the qualified nominations and select winners for each of the categories.

Awards Ceremony:

The Awards Ceremony will be held during the 3rd Edition of the India Industry Water Conclave on September 7, 2017 at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi