PM to interact with Bala Puraskar awardees and Tribal artists on Jan 24

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind and the Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Maneka Gandhi with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 awardees - PIB Photo.

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will meet and interact with the 49 Children who are winners of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020, tomorrow i.e January 24.

President of India Ram Nath Kovind has presented these awards to the winners at Rashtrapathi Bhavan on January 22, 2020. The awardees are from various states of India including one each from Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.

The children were the winners in the fields of art & culture, Innovation, Scholastic, Social Service, Sports and Bravery. Government of India acknowledges children as one of the most important partners in nation-building. Their hopes and aspirations are to be acknowledged and their achievements are to be rewarded. 

The Government gives these awards every year to recognize the exceptional achievements of our children in various fields.

Any child with exceptional achievement in the fields of innovation, scholastic achievements, social service, arts & culture, sports and bravery can apply for the award. Also, any person who knows about a meritorious achievement by a child can recommend this child for the award. A high-level committee selects the winners after careful consideration of each application.

At Home with Tribal Artists, NCC Cadets, NSS Volunteers & Tableaux Artists

The Prime Minister would also interact with over 1730 Tribal Artists, NCC Cadets, NSS Volunteers and Tableaux Artists who are going to participate in the Republic Day Parade in an At the Home event on the 24th Of January, 2020.