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The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee met children selected for the National Bravery Awards 2015



President meets children selected for National Bravery Awards 2015



The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee met children selected for the National Bravery Awards 2015 at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 22, 2016). 


The scheme of National Awards for Bravery was started by Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW) to give due recognition to children who distinguish themselves by performing outstanding deeds of bravery and meritorious service and to inspire other children to emulate their example.

The Awardees are invited to Delhi where the Prime Minister of India presents the awards on the eve of Republic Day. The children then take part in the Republic Day Parade. 
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President of India hosted a lunch for 100 Women Achievers 

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee hosted a lunch for 100 women achievers today (January 22, 2016) at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of first anniversary of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme. These 100 women achievers were selected by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with Facebook through a nationwide contest and public nominations. 


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