The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, presented the National Child Awards Tuesday at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of Children’s Day.
The National Child Awards include the National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement that give recognition to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding achievements in the fields of innovation, scholastic achievements, sports, arts, culture, social service and music; National Awards for Child Welfare to institutions and individuals for their outstanding work in the field of child welfare; and the Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards to individuals for their outstanding contribution towards service for children.
In a message sent to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the occasion of the Children’s Day, the President said, “Children are the future of our country. We must make every effort to ensure their welfare.”
Later in the day, the President celebrated Children’s Day with students / children from various schools / institutions at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
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