PRESIDENT KOVIND TO CONFER PRADHAN MANTRI RASHTRIYA BAL PURASKAR 2019 TODAY
In News :
- President will confer the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 at a function in Rashtrapati Bhawan.
The Award will be given in two categories:
- Bal Shakti Puraskar: The award under Bal Shakti Puraskar carries a cash prize of one lakh rupees, book vouchers worth ten thousand rupees, a certificate and a citation.
- Bal Kalyan Puraskar: Under Bal Kalyan Puraskar, the award for individual consists of a cash prize of one lakh rupees, a medal, a citation and a certificate while the award for institution consists of a cash prize of five lakh rupees.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 :
- The Bal Shakti Puraskar will be given to 26 shortlisted children including one joint award in the field of innovation, scholastic, sports, arts and culture, social service and bravery.
- Women and Child Development Ministry revamped the scheme of National Awards for children in 2018 to include Bravery as an additional component in the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar.
Two individuals and three institutions will be awarded the Bal Kalyan Puraskar