President Droupadi Murmu to confer Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2024 in New Delhi
President Droupadi Murmu will confer the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2024 to nineteen exceptional children in New Delhi today. The award will be conferred upon 19 children selected from all regions of the country for their exceptional achievements in the fields of Art and Culture, Bravery, Innovation, Social Service, and Sports.
There are nine boys and ten girls among the awardees belonging to 18 States and Union Territories including two Aspirational Districts. Women and Child Development Minister, Smriti Irani and Minister of State for Women and Child Development Munjpara Mahendrabhai will also preside over the occasion.
The awards are conferred upon children in the age group of 5 to 18 years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also interact with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees on 23rd January. The awardees will also participate in the Republic Day parade on the 26th of January.
This national recognition serves to inspire and motivate other youngsters across the country. It remains a testament to the boundless possibilities that arise when the talents of young minds are nurtured and celebrated on a national stage.
Ahead of the award ceremony, Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Awardees talked to Akashvani News.