National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2017; Cash Prizes Worth Rs. 3.7 Lakh: Apply by Aug 31

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About the Award:

The Ministry instituted the Awards in 1996 to give recognition to children with
exceptional abilities and who have achieved outstanding status in various fields including
academics, arts, culture, design, and sports etc.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Children residing in India of or above the age of (+5) years and not exceeding l8 years
    (as on 3 1 st July of respective year).
  2. Excellence in any one of the following fields:-
    (Achievements that benefit society will be encouraged)
  • Innovation in any field including design.
  • Scholastic achievements at national level (e.g. first position in mathematics in two successive years)
  • Sports
  • Arts
  • Culture
  • Social service
  • Music
  • Any other field which deserves recognition as per the decision of the Central/National Selection Committee.

The Award:

  1. There will be 36 National Awards for the child with exceptional achievement i.e. one
    gold and 35 silver (equivalent to the number of StatesfuTs in the country). However, not more than two candidates shall be awarded from one State/UT.
  2. The Awards for the child with exceptional achievement shall consist of:-

A. Gold Medal 

  • Gold Medal – (20 gams),
  • Award money of Rs. 20,000/- (Rupees twenty thousand only),
  • Book vouchers of Rs. 10,0004 (Rupees ten thousand only),
  • A certificate and a citation.

B. Silver Medals (50 grams each) – 35 (Thirty-five)

  • Silver Medal (50 grams) for each awardee,
  • Award money @ Rs. 10,000/- for each awardee,
  • Book vouchers of Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees three thousand only),
  • A certificate and a citation.

Date of Award:
The Awards will be announced on 14th November each year and will be given away in

The Awards will be announced on 14th November each year and will be given away in
New Delhi on a convenient date.

Arrangements for the Awards:

  1. Arrangements for the lodging and boarding of the awardees shall be made by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
  2. The Awardees as also his/her parents or guardians (maximum two numbers excluding awardee) will be reimbursed AC-2 Tier Railway fare or actual expenses incurred on this account, whichever is less.
  3. Local awardees will be entitled to’ local transport as per Government Rules as may be amended from time to time.
For further details, please visit the link given here

 

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