Ministry of Women and Child Development has invited nominations for the National Children Awards, 2018. According to an official release, WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi said, the National Children Awards is an amazing platform to honour the exceptional achievements of children and those who strive towards the welfare, development and protection of children.
She further said, through the awards, the government re-affirms its commitment towards ensuring the development of children and honouring their talent and commitment to society.
President Ram Nath Kovind will confer the awards on the children with outstanding achievements in the fields of innovation, scholastic achievements, sports, arts and culture, social service and bravery.
Our correspondent says, recipients of the National Child Awards receive a medal, certificate and citation as well as a cash prize of 1 lakh rupees and book vouchers worth 10 thousand rupees.
The last date to submit nominations is 30th of this month. The Ministry has also launched a logo design contest for the awards.
Details of the contest are available on the ministry’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.