Tuesday, June 10, 2008
National Bal Shree honour
Fifty children within the age group of 9-16 years has been choosen for the National Bal Shree honour for the year 2007. These awardees, who were selected through three-tire selection process conducted at district, state and national level, will be honoured by President Prathibha Patil on Tuesday. Bal Shree scheme seeks to identify creative children within the age group of 9 to 16 years in four identified areas of creativity. These are Creative performance, Creative Art, Creative Scientific innovations and Creative Writing.some of the Bal Shree awardees had excelled in their life. Two of them are working with NASA also. The scheme was put in effect in 1995 and since then 207 children have been honoured irrespective of their socio-economic status. 214 children has been selected at national level, and the final list of which is prepared by choosing fifty children out of it. However, all nationalists are given scholarship.