Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar:
- It is an annual award conferred by the President of India
- It is instituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development
- Awarded to children in the age group of 5 to 18 years
- In 6 categories namely; Art & Culture, Bravery, Innovation, Scholastic, Social Service and Sports which deserves national recognition.
- Each awardee receives a medal, cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-, a certificate and a citation.
- It is in line with the vision of giving children a safe and happy environment every year to honour children for their outstanding performance in different arenas.
- It reflects the commitment to providing children with an atmosphere where they can imbibe good values and principles and become responsible citizens of our country.
- The fields primarily relate to character-building and overall development of society and culture.
- In the freedom struggle of 1857, Veer Surendra Sai fought against the oppression of the British and kept fighting against them till he breathed his last.