The awards shall carry a cash reward of Rs 1,00,000 in addition to a citation and a trophy. Persons of Indian origin belonging to any region and religion, of any age group and irrespective of any type of physical disability shall be qualified for the award. The awards shall be given to persons who have achieved any significant feat at national or international-level in spite of their physical disability. The last date to receive nominations will be March 31, 2011. The awards shall be presented during Daijiworld weekly second anniversary celebrations in Mangalore in May 2011. The persons themselves or their well wishers may apply for the award by furnishing minimum documentary evidence in support of their candidature.