Chandigarh, March 25: The Ministry of Women & Child Development, New Delhi has invited applications for ” National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement” 2007-2008″ to give due recognition to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding caliber in different fields such as academics, arts, culture and sports etc. The National Child Awards for exceptional achievement will be given to one child from each State/Union Territory.
There will be one gold medal for one child on all India basis and silver medals for one child from each State/U.T. For the gold medalist, a cash prize of Rs. 20,000, a citation and a gold medal will be given. The other children will be presented with a cash prize of Rs.10,000 each, a citation and silver medal. The children have completed 4-15 years age group (born on or after 1-1-1993).
The last date of receipt of the application(s) on prescribed proforma in duplicate duly completed in all respect and recommended by the concerned authority should reach in the office of Incharge Youth Affairs, Directorate of Sports, Chandigarh Administration, Hockey Stadium, Sector-42, Chandigarh latest by June 15, 2008.The application should be recommended by State/U.T. Deptts., any Deptt. Of Govt. of India/District Authority, Local Self Govt.(Panchayat, Zila Parishad, Municipal Corporation etc.) Experts in the field, Member of Parliament, Member of Legislative Assemblies/Legislative Councils and reputed voluntary organization