Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) awardees via video conferencing today, i.e. Monday (January 25), according to the Prime Minister’s Office.
The virtual interaction will take place at 12 pm. 32 applicants from across the country, under different categories of ‘Bal Shakti Puraskar’, have been selected for PMRBP-2021.
Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani will also be present on the occasion, the PMO said in a statement.
In a statement, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said the awardees are from 32 districts of 21 states and Union territories.
Seven awards have been given in the field of Art and Culture, nine awards have been given for Innovation, and five for scholastic achievements.
Seven children have won in the Sports category while three children have been felicitated for Bravery and one child has been honoured for her efforts in the field of Social Service.