The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2023 was presented by President Droupadi Murmu to 11 extraordinary children at Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital.

Shreya Bhattacharjee, Assam (12 years)

Art and Culture

She is the record holder in the “India Book of Records” for playing Tabla for longest duration.

Sambhav Mishra, Odisha (16 years)

Art and Culture

He is the youngest ever fellow in the 200 years of history of the prestigious “Fellowship of the Royal Asiatic Society London” & has authored many books and noteworthy articles for renowned publication.

Aadithya Suresh, Kerala (16 years)

Art and Culture

He has performed in more than 500 singing events including those on different TV channels despite being diagnosed with Osteogenesis imperfecta since birth.

M. Gauravi Reddy, Telangana (17 years)

Art and Culture

She is the youngest dance record holder, to be nominated to the International Dance Council in 2016.

Rishi Shiv Prasanna, Karnataka (8 years)

Innovation

He is the youngest Certified Android Application developer with an IQ of 180.

Aditya Pratap Singh Chauhan, Chhattisgarh (17 years)

Innovation

He developed MICROPA, an efficient cost effective technology using computer algorithm, to detect & filter microplastic from drinking water.

Shauryajit Ranjitkumar Khaire, Gujarat (10 years)

Sports

He is the youngest national level Mallakhamb player who bagged bronze medal in the Standing Pole open category at the National Games 2022 held in Gujarat.

Kolagatla Alana Meenakshi, Andhra Pradesh (11 years)

Sports

She is an international chess player who held World #1 Under 11 Girls as per FIDE ratings from May to October 2022.

Hanaya Nisar, Jammu and Kashmir (16 years)

Sports

She represented India & bagged Gold medal by securing first place in 3rd SQAY martial Arts Championship held in Chingju, South Korea in October 2018 at the age of 12 years.

Rohan Ramchandra Bahir, Maharashtra (15 years)

Bravery

He jumped into river to save the life of a woman.

Anoushka Jolly, Delhi (14 years)

Social service

She developing an app named “Anti-bullying Squad Kavach “providing mental health counselling” & also developed educational online videos dealing with bullying and cyber bullying.