Frequently Asked Questions
Who are all can nominate for this award?
Nominees from citizen of India especially from the Region of South like Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Puducherry and Lakshadweep as well can nominate for this award.
How the winners are recognized?
Winners will be called up for the Awards Ceremony which is going to happen on 3rd April, 2021 to receive the awards from the dignitaries.
How much Money will I get if I am the winner?
We at SIAA are not organizing this Awards Ceremony like an Olympic Race or Gambling. These Awards are exclusively non-monetary award for recognizing the best of the better in the various areas in micro level.
How Shall I submit my nomination?
To submit your nomination, just visit www.si.asdfawards.com for finding the right category of award. There you can find a button for Nomination, click on that fill-in the form. That’s all.
Is there any possibility for my nomination to be disqualified?
Yes, obviously. We mostly don’t turn down or disqualify a nomination too easily. But at certain cases like non-conformance or failing to provide the particulars will lead to disqualification. At this stage there will be no further escalation.
Should I pay for Food or any others on the day of the Ceremony?
Food will be provided for the nominee, for additional persons you should register at the desk on actuals. Certificate and souvenir will be charged as per the actual charges.
Can I nominate for more than one award?
Yes. You can nominate yourself for more than one award, provided that you cannot take more than one award, you need to dedicate the rest of them to fellow members.
I/We wish to sponsor this Awards Ceremony, can I nominate?
No. As a policy we don’t accept the nominations from Sponsors.
Am not having ASDF Membership Number. Where can I get that?
If you are already an ASDF member, check for the same at Membership Status. For institute members, please check for the same in the bottom of the Chapter Certificate. If you aren’t having the membership check it out at www.myasdf.us and apply for one.
What will it happen if I provide false information?
Answer is very simple, your application will be rejected and will be recommended for legal action or penalized equivalent for the verification expenses.
When this jury will visit? What are the requirements?
SIAA-ASDF Awards Committee juries will visit each and every finalist nominee and institute during the weekday from morning 9 AM to 4 PM. The Individual / Institute should be well prepared with the documentation support enhancing the juries to verify the documents. Accommodation, Travel and Dinning will be arranged by ASDF Awards Team and the same can be reimbursed by the nominee post-verification.
Can I include some promotional materials for favorable consideration?
Yes. Any additional items including promotional materials of the kind brochure, annual reports, past recognitions will be considered as a supporting material in the Phase II of the selection.
What if I have suggestions for other categories or ideas about the process?
We would appreciate your feedback and encourage you to send us your ideas and comments via e-mail to [email protected] so we can have a written record and be able to assess suggestions at the end of the awards period. This year awards program has developed as a result of suggestions we received from numerous people.
Why should I reimburse the Campus Visit fee or Telephonic Verification fee?
The Experts visit your campus or make a telephonic interview with you after which you may be sent an invoice. This has two outcomes, i) We will be able to validate that the expert member(s) visited your campus or conducted an interview. ii) Basic costs will be covered. Any value over $100 will be borne by ASDF HQ on the sight of reducing the burden for the nominees.
I cannot attend the event, can I request for the mailing of shield and others?
NO. We don’t encourage in-absentia Awards. On rare occasions, at the last phase if you have made all the travel and unable to attend due to medical or any emergency, please do email us before 3 days of the event.
Is Campus Visit mandatory for all the nominees?
No, we don’t visit the campus for all the nominees. Only for very few cases, we do visit the campus to ascertain the eligibility.
What are the extras?
The Nominee Fee is GBP 1. Extras like Biography Book with a unique ISBN, Additional Guests (Family/Colleagues/Friends) may be charged as per the actuals.
Should I pay for Biography or Photographs or Videography?
Photographs are usually published after the event in ASDF Website and Social Media. If you are concerned about Phase 4, we don’t recommend you to pay. You just need to adhere to the instructions given in the BVP page of Others section.