Prime Minister Narendra Modi invites Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees to his residence in New Delhi today.
The awards were conferred on 11 children for their exceptional achievements in six categories – Art, Culture, Bravery, Innovation, Social Service and Sports.
Each awardee received a medal, a cash prize of one lakh rupees and a certificate. The awardees are six boys and five girls, belonging to 11 States and Union Territories. During the interaction, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani was also present.