Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Awardees and Winners 2022
Bal Puraskar 2022 Winners List
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) awardees today via video conference. Digital certificates were conferred on PMRBP awardees for the years 2022 and 2021 using Blockchain Technology. This technology was used for the first time for giving certificates to awardees.
29 Children have been conferred the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar this Year, selected from all regions of the country for their exceptional 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 awardees belonging to 21 States and UTs.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022 winners list
S. No. – Name – Category – State/ UT
1. Gauri Maheshwari – Art & Culture – Rajasthan
2. Remona Evette Pereira – Art & Culture – Karnataka
3. Deviprasad – Art & Culture – Kerala
4. Syed Fateen Ahmed – Art & Culture – Karnataka
5. Daulas Lambamayum – Art & Culture – Manipur
6. Dhritishman Chakraborty – Art & Culture – Assam
7. Gurugu Himapriya – Bravery – Andhra Pradesh
8. Shivangi Kale – Bravery – Maharashtra
9. Dhiraj Kumar – Bravery – Bihar
10. Shivam Rawat – Innovation – Uttarakhand
11. Vishalini N C – Innovation – Tamil Nadu
12. Jui Abhijit Keskar – Innovation – Maharashtra
13. Puhabi Chakraborti – Innovation – Tripura
14. Aswatha Biju – Innovation – Tamil Nadu
15. Banita Dash – Innovation – Odisha
16. Tanish Sethi – Innovation – Haryana
17. Avi Sharma – Scholastic – Madhya Pradesh
18. Meedhansh Kumar Gupta – Social Service – Punjab
19. Abhinav Kumar Choudhary – Social Service – Uttar Pradesh
20. Pal Sakshi – Social Service – Bihar
21. Aakarsh Kaushal – Social Service – Haryana
22. Arushi Kotwal – Sports – Jammu & Kashmir
23. Shriya Lohia – Sports – Himachal Pradesh
24. Telukunta Virat Chandra – Sports – Telangana
25. Chandhary Singh Choudhary – Sports – Uttar Pradesh
26. Jiya Rai – Sports – Uttar Pradesh
27. Swayam Patil – Sports – Maharashtra
28. Tarushi Gaur – Sports – Chandigarh
29. Anvi Vijay Zanzarukia – Sports – Gujarat
During the function, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi gave digital certificates to the 61 winners of PMRBP 2021 and 2022 using a Block Chain-driven technology developed by IIT Kanpur under the National Blockchain Project. The digital certificates are stored on digital wallets installed on the mobile devices of the recipients. The digital certificates issued using the blockchain driven technology are unforgeable, globally verifiable, selectively disclosable and sensitive to user content. Block Chain Technology is being used for the first time for giving certificates to awardees.
The cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/- was given to the awardees of PMRBP 2022 which was transferred online to the respective accounts of winners during the programme by the Hon’ble PM.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees – Master Avi Sharma of Indore
Interacting with Master Avi Sharma of Indore, Madhya Pradesh the Prime Minister enquired about the secret of his prolific output with regard to various aspects of Ramayana. Master Avi Sharma said that he got the inspiration from the government’s decision of broadcasting the serial Ramayana during the lockdown. Avi also recited some couplets from his creation. The Prime Minister narrated an incident when he went and heard Sushri Uma Bharti Ji when, as a child, she showed immense spiritual depth and knowledge in a programme. He said there is something in the soil of Madhya Pradesh that gives rise to such precocious talent. The Prime Minister told Avi that he is an inspiration and an example of the adage that you are never too young to do big things.
Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022 Winners: A total of 29 children were honoured with the Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022 and they were selected from all regions across India for their outstanding achievement in social service, sports, innovation, bravery, art and culture and scholastic.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees- Kumari Remona Evette Pereira from Karnataka
Interacting with Kumari Remona Evette Pereira from Karnataka, the Prime Minister discussed her passion for Indian Dance. He inquired about the difficulties she faced in pursuing her passion. The Prime Minister complimented her mother for ignoring her own adversities to realise her daughter’s dreams. The Prime Minister said that Remona’s achievements are much bigger than her age and told her that her art is a way of expressing the strength of the great country.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees- Kumari Puhabi Chakraborti of Tripura
Interacting with Kumari Puhabi Chakraborti of Tripura, the Prime Minister enquired about her COVID related innovation. She also informed the Prime Minister about her fitness app for sportspersons. The Prime Minister asked about the support she receives from the school, friends and parents in her endeavour. He asked about her method of balancing her time for sports as well as developing innovative apps.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees- Master Dhiraj Kumar from West Champaran, Bihar
Interacting with Master Dhiraj Kumar from West Champaran, Bihar, the Prime Minister asked about the incident where he saved his younger brother from a crocodile attack. PM asked about the brave boy’s state of mind while saving his younger brother and how he feels now after becoming famous. The Prime Minister praised his courage and presence of mind. Dhiraj told the Prime Minister that he wants to serve the country as an Army soldier.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees- Master Meedhansh Kumar Gupta from Punjab
Interacting with Master Meedhansh Kumar Gupta from Punjab, the Prime Minister enquired about his achievement of creating an app for COVID issues. The Prime Minister said that in children like Meedhansh he feels that the government efforts to promote entrepreneurship are bearing fruit and a tendency to become job providers instead of being job seekers is becoming more pronounced.
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees- Kumari Tarushi Gaur from Chandigarh
Interacting with Kumari Tarushi Gaur from Chandigarh, the Prime Minister enquired about her opinion on the balance between sports and studies. The Prime Minister asked why Tarushi idolises Boxer Mary Kom. She informed the Prime Minister that she likes her because of her commitment to excellence and balance that she strikes as a sportsperson and as a mother. The Prime Minister said that the government is committed to providing all the facilities to the sportspersons and creating a mindset of winning at every level.