As work related stress levels reaching new heights, organisations must develop efficient methods for preventing stress. The National Stress Management Awards, instituted by ISMAIND to recognise the India’s best organisations who prudently manage stress in the workplace. The purpose of the National Stress Management Awards is to recognise those organisations that make a positive contribution to protecting or improving the wellbeing of their workforce. The judging process will look for organisations that have implemented a successful stress management policy and judge the effectiveness and benefits of their action (Guide lines for Criteria Items).The Awards will aim to promote best practices and celebrate successful employers and their stress management policies.  

Who Can Participate 
The National Stress Management Awards are open to all organisations, large and small, that have developed and implemented a Stress Management Policy for their workplace: 

  • Public sector organisations, bodies and departments
  • Private companies and commercial organisations
  • Charities and not-for-profit organisations 

The Awards, in this inaugural year, will have one category: The Best Stress Management Policy Award, which is looking for the organisation that demonstrates the best and most effective stress management policy. The Awards will be open to all organisations with 5 or more employees and there are 4 sub-categories to reflect the workforce size of the organisation: 

  • Lower than 500 employees
  • 501 to 1000 employees
  • 1001 to 2000 employees
  • Higher than 2000 employees 

Criteria for Participation 
To qualify for the National Stress Management Awards, applicants must be able to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • The organisation must directly employ more than 5 staff. 
  • The organisation must be located within the India.
  • The organisation must incorporate stress management systems within its operation and at all levels of management. 

If selected as a finalist, there must be agreement to allow ISMA to conduct a confidential survey directly with employees. 

How to Participate ?
The Awards Entry Form should be completed in manuscript and posted together with all supporting documentation where appropriate to the address below by 30th june 2018. The form must be signed by the person responsible for the Stress Management Policy within the organisation. Please send the completed form and all supporting documents to:
International Stress Management Association
4-6-22/1/B,  103, Trinity Complex
Attapur,  Hyderabad - 500048. Telangana, India

Terms and Conditions 

  • An organisation may enter only one category.
  • All entries must be located within the INDIA.
  • The decision of the judges is final.
  • Entries and accompanying material will not be returned.
  • The judges will not enter into any correspondence outside the formal judging process.
  • Receipt of your entry will be acknowledged.
  • Information received will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Note: To honour the genuine organisations, ISMA at times would identify and recommend the organisation for the award on its own. 

Further details if any, addressed to ISMA at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 040 6646 5566