The HT for Mumbai awards are a recognition of individuals and organisations that have worked tirelessly and selflessly to make life in Mumbai better. The parameters used to shortlist them were:the individual/organisation should have been active for the last five years, should have been a changemaker, should have had a positive impact on public policy and should have been proactive on an issue without waiting for intervention from authorities.
The shortlists are in two categories– for individuals and organizations. Each shortlist comprises six candidates. From each category, the panel of judges select three winners, who will be recognized at the HT for Mumbai Awards ceremony.