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PRADHAN MANTRI RASHTRIYA BAL PURASKAR

PRADHAN MANTRI RASHTRIYA BAL PURASKAR

Context:

On 24 January 2022, around 29 children were awarded Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar from all country regions.

Key Points:

  • They were awarded for their outstanding achievements in Innovation (7), Social Service (4), Scholastic (1), Sports (8), Art & Culture (6), and Bravery (3) categories. 
  • There are 15 boys and 14 girls among the award winners from 21 States and UTs.
  • The event was organised soon after National Girl Child Day as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate and encourage innovative activities for children.
  • Winners of the PMRBP 2021 and 2022 and their parents and the District Magistrate for their district attended the ceremony from their district headquarters.

Digital Certificates:

  • The Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi presented digital certificates to the 61 winners of PMRBP 2021 and 2022. 
  • These certificates were made using Block Chain-driven technology developed by IIT Kanpur under the National Blockchain Project. 
  • Digital certificates are stored in digital wallets installed on recipient mobile devices.
  • Blockchain-based technologies generate digital certifications.
  • Blockchain Technology is being utilised to distribute certificates to recipients for the first time.

Cash Prize of the Award:

  • The winners of the PMRBP 2022 received a cash reward of Rs.1,00,000/-, which was paid electronically to the respective winners during the programme by the Honourable PM.

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