HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Urdu Academy has invited entries before January 22 for ‘best Urdu teacher awards’ comprising Rs. 5,000 cash and a citation for 2007-08 from eligible Urdu medium teachers and junior and degree lecturers. Two awards for each district are to be given to teachers, besides one each junior and degree lecturers. Those who have received the awards are not eligible to apply.

A press release from the academy said here on Monday that the filled in applications could be submitted to the director/secretary, fourth floor, Haj House, Nampally, Hyderabad 500 001. The applications could be obtained from the academy’s office here or the DWMO/executive director, AP State Minorities Finance Corporation of the district concerned.