Manav Vikas: India Human Development Awards 2012 - Process
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
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:
- Amitabh Behar, National Convenor, Wada Na Todo Abhiyan, India
- Indira Hirway, Director, Center For Development Alternatives, India
- Amitabh Kundu, Professor, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
- Annie Namala, Executive Director, Centre for Social Equity and Inclusion, India
- Paola Pagliani, Policy Specialist - HDR-net Facilitator, Human Development Reports Office, United Nations Development Programme, New York
- Mihail Peleah, Human Development Programme and Research Officer, Bratislava Regional Centre UNDP, Europe and the CIS, Slovak Republic
- Anuradha Rajivan, Practice Team Leader, Poverty Reduction Unit, Asia Pacific Regional Centre, UNDP, Thailand
- Preet Rustagi, Senior Fellow, Institute for Human Development, India
- Tim Scott, Policy Adviser, Gender and Environment, Bureau of Development Policy, UNDP, United States
- Surekha Subarwal, Regional Communications Adviser, UNDP
- R. Sudarshan, Policy Adviser, Legal Reform and Justice, Asia Pacific Regional Centre, UNDP, Thailand
- Ratna Sudarshan, Senior Consultant and Former Director, Institute of Social Studies Trust, India