Microsoft awards Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) status to people who are exceptional technical community leaders for voluntarily sharing their high quality, real world expertise in offline and online technical communities like blogs, forums, user groups etc. Microsoft MVPs are a highly select group of experts that represents the technical community’s best and brightest, and they share a deep commitment to community and a willingness to help others.
Here is a chance for you to become a Microsoft MVP. If you in India and like to nominate yourself to the MVP program, please submit your nomination form available on the MVP India site by April 18 2009. You do not have to be an expert in Microsoft technologies to become a MVP.
There are lots of benefits on becoming a MVP like access to private newsgroups, beta versions of Microsoft product before they are released to public, online training to help MVPs expand their knowledge, opportunity to attend the Microsoft MVP global summit and more.
I was selected a Microsoft MVP last year (2008) and you can check my profile here. Go ahead and nominate yourself for the award. If you have any questions on the MVP Program you can mail me or raise it in the comments.
Complete list of Global MVP awardees can be found here.