Manav Vikas: India Human Development Awards 2012 - Process

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A review committee comprising eminent policymakers, academicians and development practitioners reviewed 44 District Human Development Reports (DHDRs) released till August 2011 by eight states to arrive at a shortlist in four categories. Each DHDR can be nominated in a maximum of two of the four categories. Twenty-two District Human Development Reports were shortlisted in various categories of the Awards.

Technical Review Groups and Jury

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Technical Review Groups were constituted for each of the four categories to identify two finalists for each category. Twelve experts served on the 2012 Technical Review Group (TRG) to carefully assess the 22 DHDRs nominated in four categories. A meeting of the TRG was convened to come to a common understanding of the process. Each TRG member marked DHDRs on pre-defined criteria. The inspiration for the criteria is guided by the review process of the Global Human Development Awards. Two finalists from each of the 4 categories will be shortlisted.

A Jury comprising eminent public figures will arrive at the final awardees.

The technical review group of the inaugural India Human Development Awards comprises: