President Ram Nath Kovind gives away National Child Awards 2017

Nov 15, 2017 13:24 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind gives away National Child Awards 2017

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, gave away the National Child Awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on 14 November 2017, on the occasion of Children’s Day.

The awards include the National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement, National Awards for Child Welfare and Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards.

- National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement give recognition to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding achievements in the fields of innovation, scholastic achievements, sports, arts, culture, social service and music.

- National Awards for Child Welfare recognise the outstanding work of institutions and individuals in the field of child development and welfare.

- Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards are conferred to individuals for their outstanding contribution towards service for children, including children with disabilities.

Key Highlights

• This year, the President honoured 16 children with the National Child Awards, among whom one child received a gold medal and 15 children were given silver.

• The gold medal was awarded to the child with the most outstanding achievement. The child was also given a cash prize of Rs 20000 and a certificate/citation.

• The silver medal awardees were honoured with a cash prize of Rs 10000 and a certificate/citation.

• The gold and silver medal awardees were also given a book voucher worth Rs 10,000 and Rs 3, 000 respectively.

• The eligibility criteria for the awards include that the children should be aged between 5 to 18 years.

• Besides this, the National Award for Child Welfare was conferred to 3 individuals and 5 institutions and the Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award was conferred to 3 individuals.

The awards were given to the following 16 children :

Sr.no.

Name

State

District

Field

Medal

1

Master Akash Manoj

 

Tamil Nadu

Krishnagiri

Innovation

Gold

2

Master Shahil Dey

 

Assam

Kamrup

Sports (Chess)

Silver

3

Master Shresth Agrawal

 

Chattisgarh

Raipur

Innovation

Silver

4

Master Nishant Abhangi

Gujarat

Rajkot

Academics

Silver

5

Master Jaysheel Buddhadeo

 

Haryana

Gurgaon

Music

Silver

6

Kumari Zaira Wasim

 

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu

Art

Silver

7

Kumari  Nikhiya Shamsher

 

Karnataka

Bengaluru

Social Service

Silver

8

Master Swasthik Padma

 

Karnataka

Dakshina Kannada

Innovation

Silver

9

Master Floyd Emmanuel Libera

 

Kerala

Ernakulam

Music

Silver

10

Master Rishabh Garg

 

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Innovation

Silver

11

Master Jaisal Shah

 

Maharashtra

Mumbai City

Sports(Chess)

Silver

12

Kumari Labdhi Surana

Rajasthan

Udaipur

Sports(Roller Skating)

Silver

13

Master Krishna Pandit

 

Uttar Pradesh

Gautam Buddh Nagar

Innovation

Silver

14

Kumari Saniya Subash

Andaman and Nicobar Island

South Andaman

Sports(Martial Art)

Silver

15

Master Aryan Chopra

Delhi

West Delhi District.

Sports(Chess)

Silver

16

Kumari Kashish

 

Delhi

Central Delhi

Theatre

Silver

National Awards for Child Welfare awardees:

                                                                      Individuals

S.No

Name

State

District

1

Sh. Anand Kumar

Bihar

Patna

2

Sh Mahesh Jadhav

Karnataka

Belagavi

3

Sh Achyuta Samanta

Orissa

Bhubaneswar

                                                                       Institution

S.No

Name

State

District

1

Innovative Mid Brain Optimization Institute Pvt Ltd

Delhi

North-West District.

2

Society for Tribal & Rural Developments

Karnataka

Chamarajanagar.

3

Akshaya Patra Foundation

Karnataka

Bangaluru  

4

Aarambh India Initiative

Maharashtra

Mumbai

5

Nirvan – A Social Welfare Organization

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

 

 

 

 

 

Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva awardees:

S.No

Name

State

District

1

Sh. Shantilal Gulabchand Muttha

Maharashtra

Pune

2

Mr. Chezhian Ramu

Tamil Nadu

Tiruvannamalai

3

Ms. Shobha Vidyarthi

Uttarkhand

Nainital

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