A. William, associate professor of economics, Arignar Anna Government Arts College, Villupuram, has been selected for the “Gold Star Asia International Award” by the New Delhi-based Economic Growth Society of India.

A release from the Society said the award is being given in recognition of the role played by Mr. William in the economic development of the country. The award would be given to him at the Indo-Nepal Friendship and Economic Cooperation function to be held at Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 28.

Mr. William has already bagged the “Best Teacher Award” from Tamil Nadu government and the national-level “Best Educationist Award” for his contribution to the field of higher education.