The awardee should be a banking or finance professional who has meaningfully imparted the industry. He or she must have contributed and still contribute to policies, laws, rules & regulations, code of conduct and ethics of the profession. The awardee must have contributed to the successful execution of projects in the industry and its impact felt in the national economy. His actions should have created employment opportunities for many. Experience, industry knowledge, creating job opportunities, etc, should be some of the attributes required to qualify.