Namma Bengaluru Awards 2016: Nominations close on November 30

Nominations for the prestigious Namma Bengaluru Awards 2016, which honours and celebrates the efforts of those citizens who have been at the forefront of the fight for a better Bengaluru, is coming to a close on November 30, 2016. If an ordinary individual doing extraordinary work has touched your life, then NOW is the time to nominate them for the awards and allow their stories to inspire more such unsung heroes.

Nominations can be made online through OR you can duly fill the nomination forms available at Bangalore One Centers. For any queries contact us on 080-41102757/+91-9591985287 or email us at

About Namma Bengaluru Awards

Since 2009, the awards have sparked the imagination of a better city and have recognized exemplary achievement of individuals who have helped transform our understanding of accountability towards change. These awards embody the very spirit of humanity and common good that these exceptional individuals reflect. The winners will be awarded prize money of Rs 2 lakhs.

Operating on the tenets of transparency, NBA nominations are made by the citizen. An esteemed jury comprising of 19 distinguished citizens of Bengaluru will assess and finalize the winners. The 2016 awards program includes a total of 6 award categories:

–          Citizen Individual of the Year

–          Rising Star of the Year

–          Social Entrepreneur of the Year

–          Government Official of the Year

–          Media Person of the Year

–          Namma Bengalurean of the Year

About Namma Bengaluru Foundation (NBF): NBF is an organisation working towards making Bengaluru a model city, with well-planned infrastructure, well laid out neighborhood community models and people-driven governance measures. NBF aims to be the voice of the people; a voice that needs to be heard in order for Bengaluru to become a truly Global City. 

Full disclosure: Citizen Matters is a recipient of Namma Bengaluru award in media category, for the year 2014.

This note was shared by Sunita Iyer of Namma Bengaluru Foundation and published with minimal edits, under the section ‘Message Forward’ meant for nonprofit public interest messages by individuals and organisations.

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