MADURAI: The Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) has invited applications from qualified coaches of SDAT/ Sports Authority of India and other coaches and Physical Education Teachers/Physical Directors for the Chief Minister’s Award for the year 2007-08. According to a press release, the award will be for two coaches and two PDs/PETs . Each individual will be entitled for Rs.1 lakh cash prize and a citation. The applicants should be the residents of the State for the past five years and should have produced national/international level sportspersons during that period. The PETs/PDs should submit their applications to the Member Secretary of the SDAT through the heads of institution and with specific recommendations of the Chief Educational Officer.

The filled in application forms can be submitted to the Member-Secretary, Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu, 116-A, Periyar EVR High Road, Nehru Park, Chennai-84. The cover should be superscribed ‘Application for Chief Minister’s Award.’The last date is November 1, 2007.