Welcome to the online nomination for the 12th Garshom International Awards to be held in Dubai during November - December 2017.

Nominations are invited for the Garshom Pravasi Ratna Award, Garshom Pravasi Vanitha Award, Garshom Yuva Pravasi Award, Garshom Pravasi Returnee Award, Garshom Best Malayalee Association Award and Garshom Young Talent Awards.

Nominations close: August 10, 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • Those Malayalees living outside Kerala in other Indian states or abroad shall be considered for the Garshom International Awards.
  • Those who have achieved success outside Kerala by their own efforts and have been actively involved in welfare activities in their society may be nominated for Garshom International Awards.
  • Those nominated for the Garshom Pravasi Returnee award shall currently be a resident of Kerala and shall have put to the best use his/her experience gained from outside Kerala for the upliftment of his/her fellow Keralite.
  • The Best Pravasi Association Award shall go to those associations that have been in existence for atleast 3 years and have been doing eminent social, cultural and charitable activities among non resident Malayalees.

Who can nominate

  • Anyone is welcome to nominate somebody for one of the awards.
  • Nominees may enter themselves into individual categories or they may be nominated by a third party who must include their contact details.

Who can not be nominated
The following cannot be nominated:

  • Employees or paid consultants who have worked for Garshom Infomedia Limited or Garshom Foundation in the past year.
  • Board of Directors of Garshom Infomedia Limited and Trustees of Garshom Foundation.
  • Past Garshom award winners.

How to submit a nomination

  • Nominations can be submitted online at the link below no later than August 10, 2017.
  • All information submitted will be kept confidential by the Garshom Foundation, Bangalore. No information on this form will be disclosed to any other person or entity.
  • Nominated candidates may be contacted for additional supporting information.

Nomination Process

  • Click the below link "Nomination form".
  • Select the relevant category of XII Garshom International Awards and click CONTINUE
  • Fill in all the details of the nominator and click NEXT
  • Fill in the details of candidate/ nominee and click NEXT
  • Write a brief note about the candidate/ nominee
  • Attach supporting documents (if any) and click SUBMIT.

Help and advice
Any queries should be sent to