THE HINDU and AIR INDIA announce a joint recognition Programme for Teachers and Students of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to recognize excellence. The Award Winners will be selected by a distinguished panel of Judges and the Winners from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will travel to Singapore as Guests of Air India. The object of this visit to Singapore is to promote the concept of “Towards Responsible & Active Citizenship”. The Awards are being offered at the District and State level for the Teachers and Students.

The State Award Winner will be selected from the District Award Winners. Both the RANK & BOLT State Award Winners will be taken to Singapore so that they can interact with the teaching and students community of Singapore. Teachers and Students are invited to access the Award Application Form through the Air India website

Should anyone have any difficulty in accessing this website, then you could send a post card requesting for a form to:
The Project Coordinator
RANK & BOLT Awards
ROP Cell, 4th Floor,
East Wing Finance Building,
Air India Kalina,
Santa Cruz (East)
Mumbai 400 029
All State Award Winners from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will get an opportunity to compete for the National Awards. The last date for receipt of completed forms is May 31, 2009.
• RANK – Race for Awareness and Knowledge
•BOLT – Broad-Outlook-Learner, Teacher