Rules & Regulations

Entry Process
Entries are invited on a predetermined format of criteria online. You will first need to register here (There are no registration fees) The formatted entry form can be downloaded if required and then filled and shared online. Each form should be filled, delineating individual criteria and why the jury should consider the entry. Accompanied by supporting documents and creative URLs. The NGOs should have a consent form from the corporate wherever they are the executing partner.
Promising Leaders should have an authorization letter from the CEO/head of the organization represented along with an age proof of under 30 years.
The collated entries shall be screened by the jury to create a shortlist.

A Shortlist of top 5 scorers in Category A may be invited to present to the physical jury, in such a case they will be duly informed.

Submitting an Entry

  • You will first need to register here
  • On successful registration, an auto-response will be generated that will share all the details entered by you and a password.
  • Your registered email id will be automatically updated as your username.
  • These can then be used to log into the SABERA portal to access the entry form.
  • After selecting the relevant category /sub-category you will need to fill the entry form.
  • The entry form will require criteria-based information including a cover note, Innovation, Impact, Scalability, Ethics, and supporting documents if any.
  • Entries need to be submitted online with all the relevant details that are being asked for. The organizers will not be responsible for any incorrect or incomplete information.
  • The justification of the entry must be entered in the space provided on the form.
  • The Form must be filled in English only.
  • A creative URL is MANDATORY.
  • The PowerPoint and/or Video of the Work will need to be uploaded through Google Drive or YouTube and the URL needs to be provided on the Creative Material URL Field. The File Size should not exceed 2 minutes or 2 MB maximum, also make sure to change the settings to Public, if submitted through Google Drive.
  • The video needs to be shared in MOV or MPEG4 format. In case of any Image, it needs to be shared in a PPT Format only.
  • Please avoid the requirement of username and password for viewing of provided material and keep it in public viewing mode, in case such is required, request you to mention the same very clearly in the covering note.
  • Entrants are expected to ascertain that the entries put up on the web can be viewed on multiple browsers and platforms (including the Mac).
  • You don’t need to fill the form at one go and can save the form online while you collate the information.
  • Once the form is complete only then you need to press the submit button.
  • All entries must be completed and submitted before 12 pm on October 7th, 2021. Post which a late payment fee is applicable.
  • There is no limit to the number of entries an Enterprise, Agency, Organization, Brand, NGO, PSU, or other interested individuals can send us but an all-inclusive, non-refundable entry fee should be sent after submitting the entry or can be paid online.
  • The work being evaluated must be executed between the time period of 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021. It may be an ongoing project but the evaluation will be on the basis of the results in the said period.
  • The forms can be submitted online 24×7.
  • Entries will be considered valid only upon realization of the entry fee (cheque/ Net-banking). The last date of October 7th, 2021, indicates that the payment of entry fee by cheque/ Net-banking must be received by that date.

Fees

  • There are 3 main categories under which awards are given namely A Initiative, B Entity, and C Individual with a total of 15 subcategories.
  • There are NO FEES for Category C i.e. Individual Awards. An entry fee is applicable for Category A & B.
  • The fees are further subsidized or waived off according to the size of the organization.
  • There are 3 slabs based on the top line revenues, these are, above 5 crores, below 5 crores, and below 40 lakhs.
  • The entry fees are WAIVED OFF for organizations below 40 lakhs top line, a supporting declaration or ITR needs to be submitted to avail the same.
  • It is highly subsidized for below 5 crores topline and early-bird discounts offered on all early submissions.
  • For details on the fees structure and avail, early discounts for 2021 refer to the table below.
Entry Fees INR Above 5Cr. INR Top line* Below 5Cr. INR Top Line* Above 7,00,000 USD**
From April 1st to 30th 17,500 + 3150 1750 + 315 350 +63
From May 1st to 31st 20,000 + 3600 2000 + 360 350 +63
From June 1st to July 31st 22,500 + 4050 2250 + 405 350 +63
From 1st Aug to 30 th Sept 25,000 + 18% GST 2500 + 18% GST 350 +63
Last date of submission 7th Oct Late Payment Fees + 10% Late Payment Fees + 10% Late Payment Fees + 10%

*Including NGO/Foundation/trust with income from donations/grants/funds more than 5 crores in the financial year 2020-21.
**Organizations registered outside India namely

  • Fees can be paid by online, through the net-banking or by cheque/demand draft. (in favor of Simply Suparnaa Media Network) and must reach C 438 Sarita Vihar New Delhi 110076 by the last date of acceptance of entries
  • Details for NEFT Transfer are as follows:
    Name: Simply Suparnaa Media Network
    Bank Name: Axis Bank
    Account Number: 918020069333598
    IFSC Code: UTIB0001540
  • Non-Delhi / non-payable at par cheques/Cash will NOT be accepted.
  • Please address the envelope containing cheque (demand draft to Simply Suparnaa Media network and clearly super scribe the envelope with ‘SABERA 2021 ENTRY FEE’. Our Delhi address is stated below.
    Simply Suparnaa Media Network, C 438 Sarita Vihar, New Delhi 110076
  • No refunds will be made, once the payment is submitted.
  • The SABERA jury will comprise of eminent individuals from all walks of life. The decision of the jury is final and binding. Any form of canvassing for the awards will disqualify an entrant.
  • In case we receive two entries for the same work, only the one received last will be considered for judging.
  • All entries submitted will become the property of the Simply Suparnaa Media network. Submission of entry also authorizes the Simply Suparnaa Media Network to use images and/or audio/video clips of up to 2 minutes from a single entry for use on Radio, Print or broadcast television (free-to-air, pay, cable, satellite, DTH, FTA, mobile, out-of-home, internet or any other digital medium for the purpose of promoting or reporting the awards) with due credits.
  • We presume that all entries sent to us are based on original work. The submission of entry guarantees that the entry is original. However, a letter of declaration from the client in cases of a representative submitting the entry is a must, stating the entries submitted are original & authorized work. In case if the entry is submitted for self then the company head should certify the same by sharing their contact details on the form. If any entry is found to be plagiarized, the entry will be disqualified.
  • Simply Suparnaa Media Network is a mere custodian of the SABERA Awards 2020. At no stage of the jury meetings will anyone from the Simply Suparnaa Media Network team be part of the decision-making process.
  • All shortlisted entries may not become final winners

Disclaimer
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