The following are the Rules and Regulations governing the NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum. We recommend that you go through them in detail before accepting the terms.
The Forum’s thematic categories may be changed / modified / split / merged / increased or cancelled by the Forum management and / or Jury based on the number of entries received in any category, and the quality of the entries. The decision in this regard will be final and non-contestable. The Forum management will not entertain any queries in this regard.
In the event that no Participant in a category is found to be worthy of inclusion by the Jury, the Award category may be cancelled by the Jury. The Jury may decide to add nominees in the category to maintain high standards of participation. The decision of the Jury in this regard will be final and non-contestable. The Awards management will not entertain any queries in this regard.
The NSIF team has the right to reclassify application forms from one category to another, at its discretion.
Receipt of application forms
Form Completion / Disqualification
Shortlisting of projects for each Forum category
Announcement of Finalists
In case of any dispute, complaint or claim relating to the Forum, the Forum management will follow the following process:
The website is only an informational website (www.nsif.in. ) (the “Website”) for the Awards. NASSCOM FOUNDATION or its subsidiaries or holding entities are not liable or responsible for any action or decision taken by Participant or anyone acting on Participant’s behalf or under Participant employment or under contract with Participant. NASSCOM FOUNDATION shall not be under any obligation to Participant and Participant shall have no obligation or rights in relation to the Awards and shall have no claims whatsoever against the NASSCOM FOUNDATION relating to the selection process or the running of the Awards
NASSCOM FOUNDATION shall not be responsible for:
any delivery, failures relating to the registration or uploading videos/presentations;
any SPAM generated messages as result of Participant accessing the Website;
Awards Management not receiving or rejecting any data;
any lost, late or misdirected computer transmission or network, electronic failures of any kind or any failure to receive entries owing to transmission failures or due to any technical reasons and
Other conditions/situations or failures beyond its control.
Awards Management has no obligation to screen the entry material in advance, and is not responsible for monitoring entries for the purpose of preventing violation of intellectual property ownership rights, or violations of any law, rule or regulation. If Awards Management is notified of submissions or materials that may not conform to the Terms, it may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to eliminate such an entry from consideration. The Awards Management has no liability or responsibility to Participants or other users of the Website for performance or non-performance of such activities.