The President of India presented the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020
- Under this scheme, awards are given every year in two categories i.e. (1) Bal Shakti Puruskar to individuals and (2) Bal Kalyan Puraskar for institutions/individuals working for children.
- Bal Shakti Puraskar is given to recognize exceptional achievements of our children in various fields i.e., innovation, scholastic achievements, social service, arts & culture, sports and bravery.
- Bal Kalyan Puraskar is given to recognize the contribution of dedicated individuals and institutions for the welfare of children.
- The award scheme is administered by Ministry of Women & Child Development.
Source : PIB