1. NUMBER OF AWARDS:
Note: (if you have availed award for 3 continuous years are not eligible to apply)    
Sl.No Category Criteria No. of Awards
1 Star Exporter Award   One Award each to the overall best Exporter in Manufacturing, Merchant and Services (Incl. Software) categories   The following performance criteria during 2019-2020 will be considered   Ø  FOB value of exports should be above 400 crores Ø  Products/Services exported Ø  Countries exported to Ø  Growth over the previous year Ø  NFE earnings Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   3
2 (A) Best Manufacturer Export Award   Micro, Small, Medium and Large Categories (Gold & Silver awards to each category) Manufacturing enterprise with investment in Plant & Machinery as mentioned below.   (MSME definition) 1.    Micro up to Rs.25 Lakhs. 2.    Small between Rs.25 lakhs to Rs.5 Crores 3.    Medium between Rs.5 Crores to Rs.10 Crores. 4.    Large above Rs.10 Crores.   The following performance criteria during 2019-2020 will be considered Ø  FOB Value of export Ø  Products/ services exported Ø  Countries exported to Ø  Growth over the previous year Ø  NFE earnings Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   8
2 (B) Best Manufacturer Exporter Award   Khadi & Village Industries category (Gold Award)   Applicants are requested to provide necessary certificate from KVIB / KVIC.   The FOB value of exports with detail to be provided. Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   1
3 Best Merchant Exporter Award   (Gold & Silver awards) The following performance criteria during 2019 – 2020 will be considered. Ø  FOB value of exports Ø  Products/services exported Ø  Countries exported to Ø  Growth over the previous year Ø  NFE earnings Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   2
4(A) Best Services Exporter Award   (IT & ITES)     (Gold & Silver awards to each category) The following performance criteria during 2019-2020 will be considered   Ø  Value of Export Ø  Type of services exported Ø  Countries exported to Ø  Growth over the previous year Ø  NFE earnings Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   4
5 Best District Exporter (Zonalwise) 1.    Raichur, Koppal, Yadgir 2.    Mangaluru, Udupi, Kodagu, Chickmagalur 3.    Bagalkot, Belgaum, Uttara Kannada 4.    Mandya, Mysore, Chamarajanagar, Hassan 5.    Shimoga, Ballari, Davanagere, Chitradurga 6.    Gadag, Haveri, Dharwad 7.    Bangalore Rural, Ramanagar, Chickballapur, Tumkur, Kolar 8.    Gulbarga, Bidar, Bijapur   For the Best Export Performance during 2019-2020 of district based exporter of the State (excluding Bangalore Rural & Urban Districts). The FOB value of exports during 2019-2020 and other details to be provided.   Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   16
  Special Awards Category    
6(A) Best Exporter Award in Special category   (Gold & Silver Awards)   For the Best Export Performance during 2019- 2020 of any Manufacturer/ Merchant/ Service Exporter from Karnataka for noteworthy value addition/ innovation/ technology up-gradation in their exports. The following performance criteria during 2019-20 will be considered.   Ø  FOB value of exports Ø  Products/services/ exported Ø  Countries exported to Ø  Growth over the previous year Ø  NFE earnings Ø  A brief note or write – up for noteworthy value addition / innovation / Technology up – gradation to substantiate. Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   2
6(B) Best Debut Exporter Award   The best export performance during 2019-2020 of any Manufacturer / Merchant / Service establishment, which has been incorporated after 1.4.2019. Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   1
6(‘C) Best Exporter Award from Most / More and Backward Taluk   The best export performance during 2019-2020 of any Manufacturer / Merchant / Service establishment /enterprise, located in most / more and backward taluk of Karnataka State as specified in the State Industrial Policy 2014-19 (refer IV) Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   1
6(D) NMPT Best Exporter Award   Based on the shipments effected through the New Mangalore Port Trust during 2019-2020 Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   1
6(E) Special Award for the best export facilitation organization   (Both State and Central Govt. Departments)   For excellence export related promotional services rendered by an export facilitation organization during 2019-2020. (The Organization who applied for the Award has to select the Facilitation Orgn.  Please refer an application form Sl.No.36) Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   1
6(F) Special Award for the best Financial Institution   Both State & Central Govt. Departments and Private)   For excellent export related financial services rendered by a financial institution to exporters of Karnataka during 2019-2020 (for application refer Annexure…..) Please refer “Eligibility & Selection criteria for Awards”   1
7 Best Exporter Award of the year   (Women Entrepreneur) Highest Export performed by Women Entrepreneurs either individual or should have more than 51% of the shares in the company 1
8 Best Exporter in Agro Processing category     4
9 COVID-19 Award   Best Manufacturer Exporter for COVID Support. Manufacturers of PPEs (Personal Protection Equipments). The PPE includes face-shield, goggles, masks, gloves, gowns, thermal screening equipment, ventilators, sanitizers etc.   2