29 children get Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave away the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar on Monday to 29 students from various fields, including Innovation (7), Social Service (4), Scholastic (1), Sports (8), Art & Culture (6), and Bravery (3) categories. There are 15 boys and 14 girls among the awardees belonging to 21 states and UTs.The event was attended by the awardees and the concerned District Magistrate of their respective place. The function was held virtually on the occasion of National Girl Child Day today and also as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave digital certificates to the 61 winners of PMRBP 2021 and 2022 using a Block Chain-driven technology developed by IIT Kanpur under the National Blockchain Project.The cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/- was given to the awardees of PMRBP 2022, which was transferred online to the respective accounts of winners during the programme by the PM.
Report-Dr Chittaranjan Sahoo.