Bhopal: The President Shri Ramnath Kovind has honoured two girls of the state, Riya Jain and Sudeepti Hajela with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2020 at a programme held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Riya Jain of Bhopal has been honoured for her outstanding work in the field of art and culture. She has exhibited outstanding talent at the national and international level in the field of painting.
Similarly, in the field of sports, Sudeepti Hajela of Indore has been honoured for her outstanding performance in the equestrian sports. She has mastery in the toughest category of equestrian.
It may be mentioned that the above said awards are given to children aged 5 to 18 years in various fields for their special talent. Awards carry medal, letter of appreciation, certificate and reward of Rs. 1 lakh.