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President Mukherjee presents National Child Awards

Updated: Nov 14, 2016 14:37 IST
New Delhi [India], Nov. 14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday presented the National Child Awards today at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of Children's Day in presence of Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi and other dignitaries.

The National Child Awards include National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement to give recognition to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding achievement in various fields such as academics, culture, arts, sports, music, etc.

It also includes institutions and individuals for their outstanding performance in the field of child development and welfare; and Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards to individuals for their outstanding contribution towards service for children. (ANI)