National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2017 invites application for the children with exceptional abilities and outstanding caliber who have shown unusual talent and exceptional achievement in any field including academics, arts, culture and sports etc.. This award is given by the department of Women & Child Development, Government of India to give recognition to the exceptional children and the child is to be selected for the award up to cash prize 20000, a citation and certificates and a gold medal.
Nature of Award:
Award for the child with exceptional achievement shall consist of:
Gold Medal–1 (One child on all India basis):
Silver Medals–35 (One child from each State):
The application forms are available with Programme Officers (District Level ICDS cells) and the offices of Deputy Commissioners free of cost. The applications are invited from the eligible applicants from the state through publicity by giving press note in newspapers and through Deputy Commissioners. The applicants are selected through a State Level Screening Committee for recommendation to Govt. of India.