Nominations Open For Ghana Public Sector Awards 2016

Accra, 26th January, 2016- Instinct Wave, organisers of the Ghana Telecom Awards, Ghana Construction Awards, Ghana CFO Awards and 3rd West African Telecom Summit & Expo open nominations for 2016 Ghana Public Sector Awards.

A statement issued in Accra by Deborah Arthur, Project Manager of the 2016 Ghana Public Sector Conference and Awards, said the award recipients would be honoured at a premium networking dinner scheduled on the 23rd of April 2016 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. The event will bring together the best innovative and efficient performers from Ghana’s public sector.

The deadline for the entries to be nominated for the 2016 Ghana Public Sector Awards is on the 29th of February 2016, the theme for the GPSA2016 awards is: “Rewarding & Promoting Excellence in The Public Sector”.

The awards will recognize excellence in the delivery of public services to Ghanaians by the public sector organizations and the stake holder businesses supporting national growth.

The key objective of the awards is to reward the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more robust and encompassing administration in Ghana. It also seeks to reinstate public opinion on delivery of public services and complements the change currently going on in Ghana’s democracy.

The Private sector has witnessed different kinds of awards and recognitions over the years. It may be interesting, to note that, the Public sector has however been underrated and discredited with failure and negativity. In the real sense of it, public sector has not been well represented, and thus has been under celebrated. The statement said.

The judging criteria would include an assessment on outstanding achievements and efforts among public sector institutions, growth, vision and innovation, personal integrity and commitment, strategic marketing and corporate social responsibility involvement in Ghana’s economic growth. Also assessing will be commitment and dedication to departmental goals and priorities, demonstrated professionalism, intelligent risk taking and strong ethics in their day-to-day work while adhering to sound human and financial resources management practices.

A panel of judges will be invited to review the nominations and decide winners in the various categories.

Below is a List of 2016 Ghana Public Sector Awards Categories;

  • Driving Efficiency through technology Adoption
  • Excellence in Business Transformation
  • Excellence in Public Private Partnership
  • Excellence in Public Public Partnership
  • Excellence in Community Engagement
  • Excellence in promoting & Supporting Education
  • Excellence in Promoting Pension
  • Excellence in Employment and Training for young people
  • Excellence in Governance & scrutiny
  • Best public sector website
  • Excellence in promoting Financial Literacy
  • Excellence in Trading standard
  • Excellence in Sport Development
  • Excellence in Promoting Green Environment
  • Excellence in Health & Safety
  • Excellence in Youth Development
  • Excellence in promotion Art, Culture & Lifestyle
  • Excellence in promoting Foreign Investment
  • Public Sector Agency of the Year
  • Excellence in Delivering Customer Services
  • Excellence in Waste Management & Recycling service
  • Excellence in Transport & Fleet service
  • Most Sustainable Public Sector Project
  • Most Innovative Public Sector Agency
  • Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Excellence in Energy Management
  • Most improve Government Agency of the Year


  • Public Sector Woman of the Year
  • Public Sector CEO of the Year
  • Special Recognition
  • Industry personality of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
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