Any Government, Public Sector, University or Research and Training Institution following the Public Procurement regulatory framework and NGOs/CBOs involved in Public Procurement Management, awareness and communication and Oversight Support in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka can submit Case Stories for consideration. Officers and staff nominated by the countries and partner agencies as part of the selection mechanism cannot submit a Case Story.
- Staff from Public Procurement Policy unit/nodal/regulatory office that is part of the South Asia Public Procurement Network (SAPPN) will not be eligible to participate in the competition.
- Winners of South Asia Procurement Innovation Awards 2017 are not eligible for applying for the same Case Story for 2018 Awards.
- There are no limitations for the number of Case Stories an applicant can submit.
The five-page Case Story shall include the following information:
|Proposer and Contact Coordinates|
|Summary focusing on what is new and innovative and or a best practice and what was done differently|
|Impacts of the intervention|
|Innovations and or best practices with specific details to justify why the topic of the story is innovative and or best practice|
|Replicability and evidences of replications of the innovation and or best practice|
|Lessons Learned and recommendations for other users|