This year, 11 kids received the Pradhan Mantri Bal Rashtriya Puraskar

This year, 11 kids received the Pradhan Mantri Bal Rashtriya Puraskar

At an event in New Delhi on Monday, President Droupadi Murmu awarded 11 kids the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP), 2023. Some of the prize winners, according to Murmu, have shown such steadfast bravery and heroism at such a young age that she was not only shocked but also overwhelmed to hear about them.

For outstanding accomplishments in six categories—art and culture, bravery, innovation, scholarship, social service, and sports—children between the ages of five and 18 are awarded the Bal Puraskar. A medal, a monetary award of Rs. 1 lakh, and a certificate are given to each PMRBP awardee.


Eleven young people from all throughout India received awards this year for their excellent accomplishments in the categories of athletics, courage, creativity, and social work (3).

All Bal Puraskar recipients received congratulations from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani during their interactions with them.

Smriti Irani tweeted about her contacts with the prize recipients. I spoke with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2023 winners today as they were visiting Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya, she tweeted.

Following is a list of the winners and their accomplishments:

Shreya Bhattacharjee, a talented tabla player from Assam, holds the record for playing the instrument for the longest period of time and is included in the "India Book of Records." She won the 9th Cultural Olympiad of Performing Arts with Tabla, among many other accolades.

Gujarat-born Shuryajit Ranjitkumar Khaire competes at the national level in mallakhamb. He earned a bronze medal in the Standing Pole Open Category at the National Games 2022, making him the youngest athlete to win a medal in any event.

Sambhab Mishra from Odisha has authored various illustrious books and essays for prestigious journals. As the youngest fellow in the 200-year history of the organization, he received the renowned "Fellowship of the Royal Asiatic Society, London."

-Maharashtra's Rohan Ramchandra Bahir showed extraordinary courage by forgoing his personal safety to save the life of a lady.

-Rishi Shiv Prasanna, a native of Karnataka, has the title of youngest certified Android Application Developer with an IQ of 180. He was picked by the Ministry of Culture as one of 40 Indian young idols. Additionally, he has authored a book titled "Elements of Earth."

Telangana dance record holder M. Gauravi Reddy was the International Dance Council's youngest candidate in 2016. On many occasions, she has performed classical dance.

From May through October 2022, the International Chess Federation (FIDE) recognized Kolagatla Alana Meenakshi of Andhra Pradesh as the World No. 1 under 11 Girls.

-A 12-year-old girl from Jammu and Kashmir named Hanaya Nisar, who represented India, won the gold medal in the third World SQAY Martial Arts Championship in Chingju, South Korea, in October 2018.

-Anoushka Jolly, a resident of Delhi, developed the "Anti-bullying Squad Kavach" app, which provides pupils with mental health counseling and instructive online movies about bullying and cyberbullying.

Aditya Pratap Singh Chauhan from Chattisgarh developed the effective and economical "MICROPA" technique. Using computer techniques, it finds and removes microplastics from drinking water.