Different stages of the selection process
Invitation of applications
- Our local networks provide us with a list of profiles for each category from all corners of Maharashtra.
- Editorial team scrutinises the profiles and shortlists it to 5 names per category. Some of the parameters used to shortlist are :
- Social impact – acceptance & application in society
- How it stands out from other similar ideas (innovativeness)
- Ability to overcome challenges & carve opportunities out of adverse situations
- Online voting by Lokmat.com readers on http://lmoty.lokmat.com
- Jury panel made up of eminent personalities from diverse fields.
- Jury deliberations to pick the most deserving nominee from each category