The tenth edition of the Namma Bengaluru Awards will be held on April 27, 2019. The awards are being given in honour of individuals who make Bengaluru a better place to live.
The tenth edition of Namma Bengaluru Awards will be held on April 27, 2019.
Namma Bengaluru Awards recognises and honours outstanding individuals and their contribution towards making Bengaluru a better place to live in and making a difference to the city.
So far NBA has seen 2,58,468 nominations and has awarded 87 unsung heroes out of 261 finalists in nine years.
Bengaluru achievers are awarded in various categories including Citizen of the Year, Rising Star of the Year, Media Person of the Year, Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Government Official of the Year and ‘Namma Bengalurean of the year’.
The Namma Bengaluru Awards Trust will manage the administration of the awards process.
The tagline for 2019 is ‘My City My Heroes’. The nomination for the awards were strictly online and the Trust has accepted only the completed online applications. The award process is monitored and supervised by an internationally renowned audit firm. Online nominations have been chosen as the mode of nomination to enable greater number of applicants.
The jury comprises 16 Bengalureans who are experts in various fields.
Actor - director Ramesh Aravind is the Ambassador of Namma Bengaluru Awards 2019 and is also on the jury panel.
Sanjeev Dyamannavar - Citizen of the Year
Rasheed Kappan - Media Person of the Year
Dipika Bajpai - Government Official of the Year
Prashant S B - Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Vidhya Y got the Rising Star of the Year
Director of Spastics Society of Karnataka, Rukmini Krishnaswamy was honoured with the Namma Bengalurean of the Year award.
In 2018, the NBA also had honoured four citizen groups; Friends of Lakes, Project Vruksha Foundation, Save Pattandur Agrahara Lake and Save Kaggadasapura Lake. NBF is known for fighting the cause of keeping the city lakes clean and rejuvenating water bodies in the city.
Last Updated 23, Apr 2019, 5:05 PM IST