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Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2024

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2024:

The President of India to confer Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2024 to 19 children for their exceptional achievement in six categories.

  • The awards are given to children in the age group 5 – 18 years for their excellence in seven categories for Bravery, Art & Culture, Environment, Innovation, Science & Technology, Social Service and Sports.
  • Objective is to encourage children who had shown exceptional achievement in any field including academics, arts, culture and sports etc.
  • The two categories covered under these Awards are as follows:
    • Bal Shakti Puraskar (earlier called National Child Award) –
      • These awards are to be given as recognition to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding achievement in the fields of innovation, scholastic achievements, sports, arts & culture, social service and bravery which deserves recognition.
      • Each awardee will be given a medal, a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-, book vouchers worth Rs. 10,000/-, a certificate and citation.
    • Bal Kalyan Puraskar (earlier called National Child Welfare Award)
      • Individual – These Awards are given as recognition to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution towards service for children in the field of Child Development, Child Protection and Child Welfare for not less than 7 years and have a positive impact on the lives of children.
      • The number of awards would be three. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs. 1, 00,000/ – (one lakh), a citation and a certificate to each awardee.
      • Institution – These awards are given to institutions who have done exceptional work for the cause of children in any field of child welfare. The number of awards would be three.
      • The award for institution consists of a prize of Rs. 5,00,000/ – each and a citation and a certificate.