In a significant move to celebrate and elevate the booming space of digital creators, the Government of India has announced the National Creators Award 2024. With an expansive vision aimed at honoring the impactful voices shaping the digital landscape, including gaming and esports, this prestigious award promises to be a beacon for the creative minds propelling social change and innovation across the nation.
Digital creators, including those in the gaming space, play a pivotal role in shaping cultural narratives, driving social impact, and fostering community engagement. The National Creators Award aims to highlight the transformative power of content creators in influencing societal norms and inspiring positive change.
“I have been observing how your content impacts the people of our country. And we have an opportunity to make this impact even more effective,” stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the official website.
This award will also help creators to propel themselves towards using their creativity for the greater good. By uniting creators, leaders, and government officials on a single platform, the National Creators Award seeks to catalyze a social revolution and ignite a national movement during ‘Amrit Kaal’.
National Creators Award 2024 will recognize creators across 20 distinct categories, and will be honored for their outstanding contributions. Following are the twenty categories:
- Best Creator in Gaming Category
- Best Storyteller Award
- The Disruptor of the Year
- Celebrity Creator of the Year
- Green Champion Award
- Best Creator For Social Change
- Most Impactful Agri creator
- Cultural Ambassador of The Year
- International Creator award
- Best Travel Creator Award
- Swachhta Ambassador Award
- The New India Champion Award
- Tech Creator Award
- Heritage Fashion Icon Award
- Most Creative Creator (Male & Female)
- Best Creator in Food Category
- Best Creator in Education Category
- Best Micro Creator
- Best Nano Creator
- Best Health and Fitness Creator
Eligibility Criteria and Nomination Process
To ensure fairness and transparency, the award has set specific eligibility criteria:
- Creators must be 18 years of age or above at the time of nomination.
- Content must be published on eligible digital platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook.
- Creators can self-nominate in a maximum of three categories, with nominations open to individuals of Indian nationality and international digital creators.
Nomination Process: The nomination process is straightforward, allowing creators to nominate themselves or others across the 20 diverse categories. Submissions must include links to eligible content, a brief description of its impact, and any supporting reasons as required.
Evaluation and Selection Process
Nominations will be rigorously evaluated based on criteria such as creativity, impact, reach, innovation, and alignment with the award’s goals. A panel of domain experts from government, academia, media, and civil society will review final nominations, with winners decided through a combination of jury evaluation and public votes.
The National Creators Award 2024 aims to empower the next wave of creators by providing them with recognition and support to continue driving positive change. As digital content becomes increasingly influential in shaping opinions and attitudes, this award highlights the pivotal role creators play in shaping the future of our society.
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