Association of Chemistry Teachers, launched in 2000 is the apex national registered body of Chemistry educators of India. Since its inception, ACT has worked tirelessly to promote excellence in Chemistry education by means of curriculum development and innovations in teaching and evaluation methodologies. ACT regularly organizes workshops, symposia and conferences including an annual National Convention of Chemistry Teachers (NCCT) in different parts of the country. ACT is actively involved in the National and International Chemistry Olympiad programmes. National Chemistry Day is celebrated on 10th December by organizing Chemistry competitions for school and college students. It is a matter of pride that the leading chemical scientists of the country, Bharat Ratna Prof. C. N. R. Rao, Padma Vibhushan, Prof. M. M. Sharma, Padma Vibhushan, Dr. R. A. Mashelkar and Padma Shri, Prof. J. P. Mittal are Honorary Members of ACT and sources of inspiration and guidance.