In a ceremony today, January 23, Droupadi Murmu, the President of India, will award 11 selected children with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2023. At Vigyan Bhawan, the award ceremony will take place today.
On January 24, 2023, following today’s award ceremony, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with recipients of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar. Following that, a meeting with Smriti Zubin Irani, the minister of Women and Child Development, and Munjpara Mahendrabhai, the Minister of State, will take place.
Children between the ages of 5 and 18 are eligible for the awards. Selected students who succeed in the six categories of educational excellence, art and culture, bravery, innovation, scholastic, social service and sports. Four students will get awards in the art and culture category this year, along with one each for bravery, innovation, and social service, and three children in the sports category.
Each awardee will receive a medal, a monetary prize of Rs 1 lakh, and a certificate at the award ceremony.
In the meantime, 500 Kendriya Vidyalayas throughout the nation will host a national painting competition to commemorate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary, known as Parakram Diwas.