NATIONAL CHILD AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT
The department of Women & Child Development, Govt. of India has instituted an award called the “National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement” to give recognition to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding caliber in different fields such as academics, arts, culture and sports etc.
NATURE OF AWARD :
Award for the child with exceptional achievement shall consist of :
(A). Gold Medal – 1 (One) (One child on all India basis)
(i). a cash prize of Rs. 20,000
(ii). a citation and certificates, and
(iii). a Gold Medal
(B). Silver Medals – 35 (Thirty five) (One child from each State)
(i). Award money @ Rs. 10,000/- for each awardee
(ii). a citation and certificate for each awardee, and
(iii). a Silver Medal for each awardee
SELECTION PROCEDURE :
The applications/ nominations are invited from the eligible applicants from the state through publicity by giving press note in news papers and through Deputy Commissioners. The nomination are selected through a State Level Screening Committee for recommendation to Govt. of India.
Application forms are available with Programme Officers (District Level ICDS cells) and the offices of Deputy Commissioners free of cost. However, the specimen of the application form is given at annexure.
CRITERIA OF SELECTION :
(i). The child is to be selected for the Award should have shown unusual talent and exceptional achievement in any field including academics, arts, culture and sports etc.
(ii). Age certificate (Date of Birth) duly attested by a Gazetted Govt. office may be attached.
(iii). Tributes/ traits which are claimed to be possessed by the child extraordinary or exceptional should be either reported in the press, or have been tested by experts in the field. It should also be possible to subject the claim to a objective test.
DATE OF AWARD :
Award will be announced on 14th November, each year.
Last Date of receipt of application : 30.04.2016
Bays No. 15-20,
Phone: 0172 2571151
Application Form Annexure
Also visit : http://wcdhry.gov.in/Awards_Children.htm#Application form2