On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged in an insightful interaction with the recipients of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar for this year, a prestigious award bestowed upon 19 exceptional children from 18 states and Union Territories. Recognizing their remarkable bravery, artistic talents, innovative thinking, and selfless service, the Prime Minister hosted the awardees at his residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg.
During the informal conversation, Prime Minister Modi participated in a wide-ranging discussion with the young achievers. The topics covered included music, culture, solar power, and sports such as badminton and chess. The children, who had earned the coveted award, took the opportunity to share the details of their accomplishments that led to their recognition.
In an official statement, it was mentioned that the Prime Minister presented souvenirs to each awardee, creating an interactive and inspiring atmosphere. The children also seized the chance to pose questions to Prime Minister Modi, making the interaction more engaging.
Addressing a question, Prime Minister Modi expressed his passion for music and highlighted its role in aiding him during meditation. The Prime Minister also shared insights into the recently launched Pradhanmantri Suryodaya Yojana, recalling his initiatives to harness solar energy during his tenure as the chief minister of Gujarat. He elaborated on the benefits that the scheme would bring to the people.
Moreover, the Prime Minister took the opportunity to enlighten the young minds about ‘Parakram Diwas’ and the government’s efforts to honor the legacy of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. ‘Parakram Diwas’ commemorates Bose’s birth anniversary.
Each recipient of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar was honored with a medal, a certificate, and a citation booklet, serving as a testament to their outstanding contributions in their respective fields. The event highlighted the Prime Minister’s commitment to recognizing and encouraging the exceptional talents and achievements of the youth across the country.