NEW DELHI: The National Bravery Awards was presented to 25 children by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday morning.
Addressing the media, he said that the children were bestowed the awards because of their presence of mind, quick thinking, selfless determination and sensitivity for fellow human beings in distress. The awards were given away based on these key elements.
He congratulated the children along with their parents for their bravery to help “fellow human beings in distress.
“For the award winners, this act of bravery should not become an end in itself. Life must continue to evolve and the children should continue to develop their careers and continue to serve society to the best of their abilities,” said PM Modi.
The book ‘Life progression of ICCW (Indian Council for Child Welfare) National Bravery Awardees’ was released today. It touched the aspects on these key elements.
Maneka Gandhi, Minister for Women and Child Development was also present on the occasion.
The award, National Bravery Award scheme was initiated by the 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 examples.