Krishna Tirath gave away National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement

Krishna Tirath, the Union Minister for Women and Child Development gave away the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 22 children.

Created On: Nov 15, 2013 08:44 IST

Krishna Tirath, the union Minister for Women and Child Development on 14 November 2013 gave away the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 22 children on Children’s Day during the opening ceremony of Vatsalya Mela at Dilli Haat.
 
The awards initiated in 1996 are presented every year to the children between the age group 4-15 years for their exceptional achievements in various fields including academics, art, culture and sports etc. They include a Gold Medal with cash prize of 20000 Rupees and a citation, and 21 Silver Medals with cash prize 10000 Rupees and citations.

The Vatsalya Mela is celebrated on the day of Jawahar Lal Nehru’s birth anniversary, which also marks the Children’s Day.

The Gold Medal was presented to Harshal Shahi from Delhi for his exceptional achievement in the field of chess.

Out of 21 Silver Medal winners, 10 are girls. The names are:

1. S. Harshitha Reddy from Andhra Pradesh for her exceptional achievement in the field of mathematics.
2. Dhanraj Sahariah from Assam for his exceptional achievement in the various fields like martial arts, dance, music, swimming and theatre.
3. M. Shraddha from Chandigarh for her exceptional achievement in the field of Hindustani classical music.
4. Anjali Yadav from Chattisgarh for her exceptional achievement in the various fields like yoga, taekwondo, painting and dancing.
5. Hardik Jay Prakash Nayar from Daman & Diu for his exceptional achievement in the field of academics.
6. A.A. Aravinda Lochanan from Delhi for his exceptional achievement in various fields like musical instrument (Violin), recitation, quiz etc.
7. Vaishnav Chinmay Surilbhai from Gujarat for his exceptional achievement in the field of academics and sports.
8. Harman Singh from Haryana for her exceptional achievement in the field of dance and culture.
9. Kushagra Rastogi from Himachal Pradesh for his exceptional achievement in the field of academics.
10. Kariha Javaid from Jammu and Kashmir for her exceptional achievement in the field of martial arts and academics.
11. Simpi Kumari from Jharkhand Kashmir for her exceptional achievement in the field of archery.
12. Pooja G. Prabhu from Karnataka for her exceptional achievement in the field of music.
13. Akshay V. A from Kerala for his exceptional achievement in the field of painting.
14. Usman Hanif Patel from Maharashtra for his exceptional achievement in the field of Technical Innovation.
15. Khagembam Binta Devi from Manipur for her exceptional achievement in the field of boxing.
16. Harsha Pattnaik from Odisha for her exceptional achievement in the field of literature.
17. Chirag Gupta from Punjab for his exceptional achievement in the field of sports.
18. Megha Gupta from Rajasthan for her exceptional achievement in various fields such as academics, sports, dance, skating, drawing, football and arts.
19. R. Ajeetha from Tamil Nadu for her exceptional achievement in the field of yoga.
20. Pranay Fartyal from Uttar Pradesh for his exceptional achievement in the field of academics.
21. Mitrabha Guha from West Bengal for his exceptional achievement in the field of chess.

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