There is no denying that India has improved its sanitation coverage through the Government of India's 'Clean India' compaign. The Indian waste management market is witnessing a healthy grouth rate, owing to the high population denisty and increased industrial activity, which is generating high amounts of wastes, both hazardous and non-hazardus. They are adopting newer, innovative, cost-effective approaches and technology to address waste.

Over the years, CII has been recognising industries for innovative ideologies through various awards & competitions. One such competition on Industrial Waste Management was launched last year and the 2nd Edition is being organised on 5 july 2022.


  • To recognise and award excellence in waste management practices
  • To facilitate sharing of best practices amongst the industry adopted by the Industries / Institutions / Organizations.
  • To showcase and recognise the systematic adoption of principles to manage their waste through recycling, reusing, and generating revenue through wastes.
  • To showcase and recognise the organisations for their commitment under 3Rs - Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.
  • To showcase and recognise the technology adopted for managing the wastes.


The Organization / Institute can apply in multiple categories.
Following are the categories defined and would be recognised best out of best.

Best solid waste management

Best liquid waste management

Best e-waste management

Best construction waste management

Best bio-waste management

Best hazardous waste management

Best recyclers

Best innovative method/
technology for recycling

Best innovative method/
technology for reuse

Best innovative method/
technology for reducing wastes

Best CSR project in waste management

Best landfill Initiative


The competition will have following three levels after submission of the application along with free and project details

  • LEVEL 1 - Short-listing of the projects.
  • LEVEL 2 - Validation of select projects.
  • LEVEL 3 - Short-listed best projects in each category will be invited for a presentation. Every individual projects need to be presented by the applicants separately for selecting the best out of best.


Short-listing of the projects


Validation of select projects


Short-listed best projects in each category will be invited for a presentation. Every individual projects need to be presented by the applicants separately for selecting the best out of best.

The nominated project must be currently in operation. The projects should be in operation for min of one year and not more than 5 years.


Upon short-listing of projects (Level-1 & 2), a team comprising of 2 members(max) would be invited to make the presentation.

Time allocated for each presentation would be 15 min followed by Q&A for 5 minutes. (Total 20 minutes per presentation)

The project presention would be evaluated on the following:

  • Innovations / technologies involved
  • Volume of water recycled / resused during current year
  • Implementation and operational feasibility
  • Replicability of the project
  • Impact on busines and environment


After short-listing in the Level-1, the experts panel would do the site visit virtually and evaluate the projects.
Duration of the site visit will be for 2-3 hrs. Different Jury team may evaluate for each category.
CII jury team will decide upon the winners based on the defined selection criteria for each category.
Prize distribution ceremony will be organised after completion of all the presentations
The decision of the juries in selection of winners will be deemed as final.
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Stage Particulars Dates
Stage-1 Submission of duly filled in application form with participation fee. Synopsis of the selected category should also be sent along with the application from 25 April - 11 June 2022
Stage-2 Verification of synopsis 13 - 18 June 2022
Stage-3 Virtual site visit by Jury members 15-18 June 2022
Stage-4 Presentation and interaction 05 July 2022
Stage-5 Prize distribution ceremony 05 July 2022


1. Submission of Application Form along with synopsis is a must to confirm participation.
2. Multiple units form the same organisation can apply for this competition. Same unit can apply or multiple categories and fee for each category to be paid separately.
3. The last date for receiving the application is 28 June 2022.
4. participation fee to be paid on before 28 June 2022.
5. Participation fee is non-refundable.
6. Apart from 2 members, the applicant company can nominate additional member to join the presentation team.


Application Fee (percategory + 18% GST)

Large Scale CII Member Non-Member Addl. Member
Large Scale Rs. 12000 Rs. 15000 Rs. 2000 + 18% GST per member
Medium Scale Rs. 8000 Rs. 10000
Small Scale/Academia/NGO Rs. 5000 Rs. 7000

Application Fee (percategory + 18% GST)

Companies which are not particiating in the competition can nominate delegates to learn from these projects.


1. Request CII share the registration link to make online payment via credit card / net banking.
2. Please find below the bank details for NEFT/RTGS.

Payment in favour of Confederation of Indian Industry
Bank Name & Branch ICICI Bank, Nungambakkam Branch
Bene Address 98/1 Velachery Main Road, Guindy, Chennai 600 032
Account No. 000905024914
IFSC Code: ICIC0000009


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