Social Innovation Forum

Past Winners


Application Process - September - November


Read through the rules and regulations to apply.


Choose Applicant Type:

Choose the type of applicant you are. NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum invites applications from three different stakeholders/ types of applicants:Read more


Check Eligibility:

After choosing which type of applicant you are. Please ensure you check and meet the eligibility criteria for the same. Read more


Choose Thematic Category:

Choose the thematic category in which your innovations fits. There are six thematic categories the Forum will be focusing on. Read more


Create online account

To apply for the Forum, you need an online account. Click here to create your account.


Form A Application

Using their online account, applicants need to provide necessary details under Form A for further screening.


Form B Application

On the completion of Form A screening, selected applicants will be invited to fill in a more detailed form.




Selection Process - October to December


Initial Jury

Eligible applications (combined Form A and B) will be screened by our initial Jury comprising of experts from corporates, not-for-profits and academia. The Jury will select three finalists from each thematic category. The selected applicants will be intimated for project validation.


Project Validation

Our validation partners and representatives will meet the finalists at their project locations and/or set up calls to verify and validate their projects.


Final Jury presentation

The finalists will be then invited to present their innovations to the Grand Jury comprising of eminent industry leaders.



Mentoring Process - March 2018 onwards


Selected projects in the Social Enterprise, Not for Profit and Student category will undergo mentoring and attend online and face to face capacity building workshops. These projects will be selected by the Initial jury panel based on their potential to scale and create impact. Projects selected from this cohort will receive grants to help their projects scale and grow.


A calendar for mentoring will be shared with the selected projects.



Honouring the winners at NASSCOM India Leadership Forum - February


The winners will be invited at the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum and will be honoured at the inaugural session by the Chief Guest.