COIMBATORE: The Southern India Mills' Association - Cotton Development and Research Association was awarded the Master of Achievement Award by the All India Human Rights Protection and National Integrity Cultural Academy for producing and distributing quality seeds in Thanjavur area. According to a release from the association, the award included a gold medal and a trophy. The association helps the farmers with soil health maintenance, insurance to seed farmers and also a 10 per cent premium for the seed cotton produced on per quintal basis.