Awards & Recognition
BEST MEMBER AWARD
The Best Member award is given to a Member of ISTD based on his/her good. Standing in ISTD, position held at both Chapter and National Level. Contributions to training activities at Chapter and National Level. Contributions to training activities outside ISTD. Publications/papers published/contributed. Participation in research activities; and Any other significant contribution in the field of training and development.
Interested Life Members are requested to send their details as per the format attached, alongwith self-attested supporting documents for the Best Member Award at the earliest but not later than 30th September, 2021. The envelope containing the nominations, in three sets, with all relevant information be addressed to the Director and the envelope be super scribed as “Nomination for BEST Member Award 2020-21” and marked “CONFIDENTIAL”. A soft copy of nominations may also be sent at firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
While forwarding the nominations, all the facts mentioned in the nomination form may kindly be checked by your good self and duly counter-signed by the concerned Chapter Chairman/Secretary.
SHARU RANGNEKAR MEMORIAL LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Late Mr. Sharu S. Rangnekar was a Chemical Engineer from Mumbai University with a Master of Business Administration degree from the U.S.A. He started his management career in 1951, worked in several multinationals till he took early retirement from Searle (India) as the Managing Director at the end of 1978. Thereafter he taught as Visiting Faculty at Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Management Institutes attached to Mumbai University. He has been a popular lecturer and writer on management topics. His books “In the Wonderland of Indian Managers”, “In the World of Corporate Managers”, “How to Learn Management from Your Wife” and “Soft Skills in Management” have become management classics. His books have been translated in Marathi, Hindi, Gujrati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
He was President Emeritus with Indian Society of Training and Development and significantly contributed towards the growth of ISTD at the early years and was a torch bearer of ISTD till his last days. In order to recognize his contributions towards the Indian L&D world, ISTD decided to start a prestigious award in the memory of Late Sharu Rangnekar in coordination with Sharu Rangnekar Trust.
BEST CHAPTER AND BEST SMALL CHAPTER AWARDS
NATIONAL AWARDS FOR INNOVATIVE TRAINING PRACTICES
YOUNG MALE/FEMALE TRAINERS AWARD
These awards have been instituted to encourage young Male and Female trainers, below 35 years of age, who have made substantial contribution in the area of Training and Development in Industrial and Corporate as well Service Organisations in the Country.
ISTD-FICCI AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN HR PRACTICES
BEST PAPER AWARD
A fellow shall be a person who has distinguished himself/herself in the field of Learning & Development after working in this field for at least 15 years and has at least 3 yeards standing as Life member of the Society and on whom Fellowship is conferred by the National Council on the basis of recommendation by the members of Fellowship Committee consisting of 5 existing Fellows including Chairperson of the Committee. The Chairperson of the Fellowship Committee will facilltate with other members of the Fellowship Committee and communicate the decision to the National President. The recommendation for awarding fellowship should be on a majority basis made by at least 3 out of the 5 members of the Fellowship Committee.