New Delhi (NVI): 32 children have been awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar for 2021 for their exceptional abilities and outstanding accomplishments, in the fields of innovation, scholastics, sports, arts & culture, social service and bravery.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually interact with the awardees tomorrow, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said in a statement today.
The awardee children are from 32 districts of 21 States/UTs. 7 awards have been given in the field of Art & Culture, 9 awards have been given for Innovation and 5 for scholastic achievements. 7 children have won in sports category, 3 children have been felicitated for bravery and one child has been honoured for her efforts in the field of social service, the Ministry said.
“I am hopeful that Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2021 would not only motivate the winners but will also encourage millions of other young children to dream, aspire and stretch their limits. Let us all do our personal best to take our nation to new zenith of success and prosperity,” President Ram Nath Kovind, while commending the young achievers, stated in a message today.