Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will interact with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) awardees on 25th January 2021 at 12 noon via video conferencing. Union Women & Child Development Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani will also be present on the occasion. 

The Government of India has been conferring the Bal Shakti Puraskar under PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar to the children with exceptional abilities and outstanding achievement in the fields of innovation, scholastic achievements, sports, arts & culture, social service, and bravery. This year, 32 applicants from across the country, under different categories of Bal Shakti Puraskar, have been selected for PMRBP – 2021.

The Bal Shakti Puraskar is given to children in the fields of innovation, social service, scholastic achievements, sports, art and culture, and bravery. Each awardee is given a medal, a cash award of Rs.1,00,000/-, book vouchers worth Rs. 10,000/-, a certificate and citation.

The Government of India now introduces these awards under the name of “Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar” in two categories i.e

  • Bal Shakti Puraskar (Earlier known as National Child Award)
  • Bal Kalyan Puraskar (Earlier known as National Child Welfare Award)
    • Individual
    • Institution

To know more about the PMRBP, please click here.

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