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Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

Current context: The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 on 22nd January 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 
  • The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar had been conferred by the Government of India to children for their exceptional achievement and merit in innovation, scholastic, sports, arts, culture, social service, music or any other field which deserves recognition.
  • Individuals and Institutions are also conferred with the awards for child welfare.
  • These awards were given in the following categories:
    1. National Child Award for Exceptional Achievements - since 1996
    2. National Child Welfare Award (Individual) - since 1979
    3. National Child Welfare Award (Institution) - since 1979
    4. Rajiv Gandhi Manav Sewa Award - since 1994
  • In 2017-18 award process, a category of bravery to encourage children for their merits and social orientation was incorporated and is now introduced under the name of “Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar” in two categories:
    1. Bal Shakti Puraskar (Earlier known as National Child Award): Each awardee will be given a medal, a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-, book vouchers worth Rs. 10,000/-, a certificate and citation.
    2. Bal Kalyan Puraskar (Earlier known as National Child Welfare Award): a. Individual b. Institution. The award consists of a medal, cash prize of Rs. 1, 00,000/- (one lakh), a citation and a certificate to each awardee.
  • The list of awardees is given in the link 

Question: 

Q.1 The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar is given to children for their exceptional achievement and merit in which among the following fields?
  1. Innovation
  2. Sports
  3. Art and culture
  4. Social service
a. only 1,2 and 4
b. Only 2,3 and 4
c. Only 1,3 and 4
d. All 1,2,3 and 4
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 23, 2020 Rating: 5

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