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President of India Presents National Child Awards

President of India Presents National Child Awards

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement 2016, on the occasion of Children's Day, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on November 14, 2016.
The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement 2016, on the occasion of Children’s Day, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on November 14, 2016.


New Delhi.14.11.2016 :
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Child Awards today (November 14, 2016) at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of Children’s Day in presence of Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development and other dignitaries.  The National Child Awards include National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement to give recognition to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding achievement in various fields such as academics, culture, arts, sports, music, etc; National Awards for Child Welfare to institutions and individuals for their outstanding performance in the field of child development and welfare; and Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards to individuals for their outstanding contribution

(i)                 National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement, 2016:

The National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement gives recognition to children with exceptional abilities in fields such as academics, culture, arts, sports, music etc.  Children in the age group of 5-18 years are eligible for the award. The award comprises one Gold Medal and 30 silver medals including certificate and a cheque of Rs. 20,000 to Gold Medalist and Rs.10,000/- to each Silver Medalist.  The awards for the year 2016 were given to the following 31 children:-

 

 

S.No. Name State Field
1 Kumari Revathi Nayaka.M

 

Karnataka

 

Sports
2 Master Ansh Sanjay

 

Andaman & Nicobar Art
3 Kumari Pothunuri Laya

 

Andhra Pradesh Innovation
4 Master Abhishek Saharia

 

Assam Innovation
5 Kumari Zulieka Juliet Antao

 

Goa Innovation
6 Kumari Stuti Shital Khandwala

 

Gujarat Academics
7 Master Rishan Bhatnagar

 

Gujarat Music
8 Master Dave Nirzar Nainesh Kumar

 

Gujarat Innovation
9 Kumari Dhruthi Mundodi

 

Karnataka Innovation
10 Master Nihal.J

 

Karnataka Sports
11 Master Anujath Sindhu Vinaylal

 

Kerala Art
12 Master Deepak Kumar

 

Kerala Art
13 Master Milen Manoj Earath

 

Kerala Music
14 Master Nihal Sarin

 

Kerala Sports
15 Master Rohit. K

 

Kerala Innovation
16 Master  Ayush Kishore

 

Madhya Pradesh Academics
17 Kumari Rajashree Choudhury

 

Madhya Pradesh Innovation
18 Master Shibajyoti Choudhury

 

Madhya Pradesh Innovation
19 Master Aditya Mittal

 

Maharashtra Sports
20 Master Dev Shah

 

Maharashtra Sports
21 Kumari Manodnya Shripad Vaidya

 

Maharashtra Innovation
22 Master Samyak Jain

 

Delhi Art
23 Master Partasarathi Jena

 

Odisha Art
24 Master Subhendu Kumar Sahu

 

Odisha Innovation
25 Kumari Chhavi Kohli

 

Punjab

 

Sports
26 Master Sovesh Mohapatra

 

Rajasthan Innovation
27 Kumari C.R.Harshawardhani

 

Tamil Nadu Sports
28 Kumari Rakshitta Ravi

 

Tamil Nadu Sports
29 Master SA. Sivasooryaa

 

Tamil Nadu Innovation
30 Kumari Vantika Agrawal

 

Uttar Pradesh Sports
31 Master Aryaman Gupta

 

West Bengal Sports

 

ii)               National Awards for Child Welfare, 2015:

The National Awards for Child Welfare for 2015 were given to five institutions and three individuals in the field of child development and child welfare, which includes cash prize of Rs.3,00,000/- to each institution and Rs.1,00,000/- to each individual. 

Institutions Category (5 Awards): 

  1. Help (Society for Help Entire lower and rural People)
  2. Society for Promotion of Youth & Masses(SPYM)
  3. Birsa Munda Archery Academy
  4. Cuddles Foundation
  5. Yuwa Jagruti

Individual Category (3 Awards):

  1. Ms. Sangita Vardhan (Chandigarh)
  2. Shri K. R. Ravi (Kerala)
  3. Dr. Bikas Ray (Tripura)

(iii)             Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award, 2016:

 

The Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards for 2016 were given to three individuals for outstanding contribution towards service for Children, which include cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/-, a certificate and a silver plaque.

  1. Mr. Devesh Nath Dikshit (Bihar)
  2. Ms. Bandana Kumari (Jharkhand)
  3. Mr. Yesu.S (Kerala)

 

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