Awards

Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India) with its Headquarters in Bengaluru is a premier professional body of Consulting Civil Engineers; with over 22 Centres spread across the country it has more than 5000 members on its rolls.

As has been the practice for the past 27 years, ACCE(I) honors individuals and/or Organizations, for achieving excellence in various domains of Civil Engineering by presenting the ANNUAL ACCE(I) AWARDS. These awards have been instituted by esteemed individuals and organizations in collaboration with ACCE(I) for recognizing excellence in the field of Civil Engineering. Starting this year, the day will also be celebrated as the Foundation Day of our Association.

On behalf of the Awards Committee, we invite nominations for the various ACCE(I) Awards as listed under Annexure 1, hosted on our website: www.acce.in

A. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Sr. No.
Event
Date of Reckoning
 01 Last date for receipt of nomination forms duly filled Wednesday 20.02.2019
02 Evaluation of Nominations by duly constituted Jury, on or before Monday 25.03.2019
03 Last date for Dispatch of letters indicating acceptance of nominations Saturday 30.03.2019
04 Awards Function at Bangalore Saturday 11.05.2019

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B. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

  1. Visit www.acce.in for details of Awards.
  2. a) Refer Annexure 1, for List of Awards,
    b) Refer Annexure 2, for General Terms & Conditions.
    c) Refer Annexure 3, for Evaluation Methodology
  3. NOTE: All the above Annexure can be downloaded for ready reference from website mention as above.
  4. From Annexure -1, Select the Awards Category you wish to apply and click on the specific Award Category to download
    Nomination form along with the details of the award of your choice.
  5. Fill Nomination Form as stipulated with all the relevant details and attachments wherever required.
  6. Please complete sections “G & H” CHECK LIST to ensure whether all requirements/details are furnished. This check
    list to be attached with the Nomination Form.
  7. Submit your nomination along with the check list as per the “Schedule of Events mentioned in “A” of this covering letter.
  8. Submission to be sent to ACCE(I) Office as a set comprising of 01 Set of Hard Copy + 10 Sets of Soft format in CD.

The same work can be submitted for multiple awards, if it satisfies all the stipulated requirements for an award, but the nominations will have to be made separately for each award enclosing all the relevant information sought.

We look forward to your enthusiastic participation, this year too, as has been in the past.

Please contact ACCE(I) Office for clarifications if any.

Thanking you,

With warm regards,

Dr. AJIT SABNIS
Chairman Awards Committee

Downloadable Forms:

Annexure 1 – List of Awards
Annexure 2 – General Terms & Conditions
Annexure 3 – Evaluation Methodology

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LIST OF ACCE(I) AWARDS

To give recognition to the Civil Engineering Consultants, Organisations and students, ACCE (I) has instituted awards which are presented every year during the Foundation Day Celebrations. These awards are instituted by the generous contributions by made by the Donors.

Click below links to get more information and download guidelines for the ACCE(I) Awards…..

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: ACCE(I) AWARDS – 2019

1. WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Individuals/ Firms offering Consultancy Services in the domain of
    i. Design-Structural, Plumbing, Ground Engineering, Foundation, etc.,
    ii. Project Management, Safety, Health, Environment, etc.,
    iii. Allied Services-Specifies, Repair, Rehabilitation, Structural Health Monitoring, etc.,
    iv. Construction-Formwork, Shoring, Specifies, QA and QS, etc.,
    v. Development- Green and Brown field projects, Housing, Infrastructure, etc.,
    vi. Planning, Testing, Certification, etc.,
  • Computer Software Developers
  • Authors of Technical Books, Monograms, Handbooks, ready reckoners, etc.,

Nominations will be accepted from Indian National and from  companies/Firms incorporated under Indian Laws, for works, executed in the geographical domain of the Sovereign State of  India only.

2. HOW TO APPLY?

  • A. Download Nomination forms from ACCE(I) website – www.acce.in
  • B. Fill the downloaded application form completely in all respects, giving relevant and specific data for information sought.
  • C. Additional information to supplement/support the claim for the award, can be submitted along with the application form as an Annexure. All such information, so provided shall be pertaining only to the project under consideration and not of the Organisation/Firm seeking nomination for the Award.
  • D. Wherever required necessary certificates from the end user shall be provided to substantiate any disclosure/s made in the nomination application made.
  • E. All information submitted shall be in the Soft Format-Portable Document Format (PDF) including the application form.
  • F. It is mandatory to submit all information sought and shall be presented in the same order and format as listed.
  • G. All sources of information shall be duly acknowledged, and ACCE(I) shall not be responsible for any concealed information.
  • H. ACCE(I) shall be indemnified formal legal and/or any other actions, that may accrue out of submission of data without necessary permission from all concerned with respect to the nomination. ACCE(I) assumes that all the data submitted and furnished by the individual/organisation is true and correct. ACCE(I) is not responsible for any false or incorrect data provided by Individual/Organisations.
  • I. Ten copies of CD/DVD shall be submitted for each entry.
  • J. One hard copy of the application with all the necessary details as contained in the CD/DVD shall be submitted to the ACCE(I) Headquarters office on or before the due date.
  • K. Separate nominations shall be made for different works carried out by the same Individual/Firm/Organization, either for the same award or for different awards categories, if eligible.
  • L. Same Work/Project can be nominated for more than one award, by the same entity or by different entities, provided they satisfy the stipulated conditions for each award so nominated, provided their services are certified by the end user and if eligible as per the requirements of the nomination for the Award.
  • M. When the same Work/Projects is being nominated for more than one Award, nominations shall be made separately for each award, fulfilling all the requirements individually.
  • N. When there is more than one entity associated with a particular Work/Project, there shall be only one nomination submitted encompassing the entire work and the same shall not be split into components.
    However, it can be submitted for consideration under various categories of awards, as relevant.

3. FOR WHAT WORKS YOU CAN APPLY?

  • A.These awards are only for works executed within the geographical domain of the Sovereign State of India.
  • B. Nominations for ACCE(I) Awards 2019 are invited for those works completed after 10th May 2016 only.
  • C. Even if nomination for an award was made earlier for a Work/Project, and the same has not been awarded in the previous years, the same can be re-nominated, supplemented with additional information, provided clause-3.B of this document is satisfied.

4. GENERAL RULES:

  • A. Canvassing in any form will lead to disqualification of the nomination/s.
  • B. Receipt of nomination/s beyond the specified due date shall not be considered for evaluation.
  • C. Partly filled nomination forms shall be disqualified at the scrutiny stage itself.
  • D. Filing of wrong information or concealing information or making false claims shall lead to disqualification of the nomination.
  • E. Works completed beyond the term period mentioned under Clause 3.B will not be considered for nomination.
  • F. Clarifications if sought by the jury, shall be submitted by the nominee/s within the due dates specified for further consideration of the nomination. Failure to substantiate shall lead to disqualification of the nomination.
  • G. Under extreme circumstances, if the jury or any of its nominee/s have to visit the place of Works/Project under nomination, for clarification/verification, the cost of travel by Air/Train (First Class) wherever feasible or by an equivalent road travel, and local hospitality shall be provided for by the nominee. Time cost of travel and inspection need not be compensated.
  • H. Submission of nomination by Sub-Contractors/Vendors/Outsource personnel will also be considered provided, the submission is certified by the Main Vendor, through a letter of relinquishment of claim for the award, if nominated.
  • I. Company/Individual profiles, do not constitute the additional information sought about the Work/Project.
  • J. For Work/Project with multiple entities, only the main entity shall be nominated for the award, unless given in writing by the main entity foregoing the claim for the award if nominated.
  • K. ACCE(I) reserves the right to reject any/all nominations for any/all awards, if in the opinion of the Jury,the nominations do not meet the minimum standards specified for the awards by the Individual/Organizations who have instituted the Awards.
  • L. Submission of nominations do no bestow any right on the nominee to claim the award and the decision of the Jury shall be binding on all concerned.
  • M. The selection of the Awardees shall be based on the evaluation procedure as detailed in Annexure-3.
  • N. Donors cannot nominate themselves for an Award instituted by them, but can encourage their subvendors submit the nomination.
  • O. The first and second runner up from the previous year nominations for an award will be considered for nomination automatically for the current year. Such Individuals/Organisation can supplement their claim for nomination by providing additional relevant information, provided the Work/Project satisfies Clause-3B of this document. However, decision of the awards selection committee shall be final.
  • P. Nominations submitted for these awards need no recommendation or certification from any member of our Association.
  • Q. ACCE(I) NAGADI AWARD:
    i. Technical books, Monograms, handbooks, Ready reckoners, etc., submitted for nomination for the ACCE(I) – NAGADI AWARD, should have been published for the first time within the time period specified under Clause-3.B.
    ii. However, revised editions of the Technical books, Monograms, Handbooks, Ready reckoners, etc., published earlier also are eligible for submission for ACCE(I) – NAGADI AWARD.
    iii. Two copies of the Technical books, Monograms, Handbooks, Ready reckoners, etc., shall be submitted for evaluation at the time so submission of nomination.
    iv. Relevant and necessary permission in writing shall be submitted by the Authors/Publishers of the Technical Books, Manograms, Handbooks, Ready reckoners, etc., at the time of submission of the nomination.
  • v. As the award is for the book, either the Author or the Publisher/s alone should be nominated for the award, with a written undertaking from the other indicating their consent/willingness to permit the other for submission.
  • R. Awards when presented to a nomination received from an Organization/Firm, will be in the name of the Organization/Firms and not for any Individual/s representing the Organization/Firm.
  • S. ACCE(I) reserves the right to shift a nomination for an Award from the applied category to any other suitable Award category as the Awards Committee may feel appropriate, with the necessary concurrence from the nominee, in writing, accepting the change.

5. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*:

Sr. No.
Event
Date of Reckoning
 01 Last date for receipt of nomination forms duly filled Wednesday 20.02.2019
02 Evaluation of Nominations by duly constituted Jury, on or before Monday 25.03.2019
03 Last date for Dispatch of letters indicating acceptance of nominations Saturday 30.03.2019
04 Awards Function at Bangalore Saturday 11.05.2019

* While every effort will be made to adhere to the above schedule, ACCE(I) reserves the right to change the Schedule under force-de-majeure.

6. ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE AND SUBMISSIONS:

Chairman – Awards Committee
Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India)
A-21, A Block, 2nd Floor, Brigade MM Industrial Complex,
K R Road, Near Yediyur Circle, Bangalore – 560 070.
Tel: 080-26770365, 26770366 Email: accemanager@gmail.com
Website: www.acce.in

EVALUATION METHODOLOGY

  • 1. Upon receipt of nomination for an Award, the same would be scrutinized for its completeness in terms of necessary submissions and compliance of the terms and conditions pertaining to the Award.
  • 2. Such of those nominations, which are deficient in terms of submissions and compliance of the terms and conditions pertaining to the Award will be summarily rejected, with due intimation citing reason for rejection to the nominee.
  • 3. As per tradition being followed over the years, the first and the second runner up of the previous year (2018) evaluation nominations will also be carried over/added to the respective category of Awards for the year 2019. However, carrying forward of any such nominations will be the sole discretion of Awards Selection Committee.
  • 4. Nominees of such of those carried over nominations, would be informed in advance about the status, and would be requested to submit additional information, if any, about the previously submitted project if they wish to share with the Jury.
  • 5. A jury comprising of select members of ACCE(I) and Industry experts would be constituted for the evaluation of the nominations.
  • 6. The nominations would be evaluated independently by each member of Jury and evaluated on certain preformulated criteria arrived at by mutual discussion, by the Honorable members of the Jury.
  • 7. The cumulative marking of the nominations by the Jury will determine the ranking of the nominations for a particular Award.
  • 8. In case of requirement of additional information/data from a particular nomination, the Jury, will seek such information/data and the nominee will have to provide such information or validate information provided, to further continue to be evaluated. Failure to do so will invalidate the nomination.
  • 9. On a need based requirement, nominees should take care of travel, local transport, and hospitality, for the Jury Member/s who might visit the Project site for collation of additional information/data or for validating the submission of the nominee.
  • 10. Upon conclusion of the evaluation, nominees of the top two/three nominations based on the number of nominations received would be informed by email and/or post about the status of their submissions.
  • 11. The number of nominations being given presentation time will be at the sole discretion of ACCE(I).
  • 12. The top three nominees for each award, will have to make a presentation about their Project, for a duration not exceeding 10 Minutes, before the Jury and the Audience/Gathering, during the First Session (Morning) on the day of the Awards Function.
  • 13. A separate time slot will be provided for the Q & A session at the conclusion of the Presentations for each Award, for the queries raised either by the Honourable members of the Jury and/or Audience/Gathering.
  • 14. If there is only one nomination for a particular Award, there is no binding on ACCE(I) to award the nomination.
  • 15. Further in the opinion of the Jury, if they find that a few/all nominations for a particular Award, are not meeting the requirements for the Award, ACCE(I) has the right to remove the Award from the list for the year under consideration.
  • 16. Awards under each category for successful entries will be presented, during the Awards Night, hosted ACCE(I), on the day of the Awards and Foundation Day celebrations in the Evening.
  • 17. ACCE(I) will take care of basic hospitality during the vent at the venue of the awards ceremony ACCE(I) does not commit itself to provide any form of travel, Transport, Lodging or any other such facilities either local or otherwise for attending/participating in the event.