For achieving remarkable feats in various fields like Innovation, Scholastic, Sports, Art, Culture, Social Service and Bravery; 26 children were awarded with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal
Anish Bhanwala, ace shooter and a class XI student at Manav Rachna International School-Charmwood was bestowed with the prestigious honour for his unmatched international accomplishments (at such a young age) in the sport of Shooting. The award carries a medal; a cash prize of Rs. 1 lac; book vouchers; a certificate and a citation. Anish Bhanwala will also participate in the Republic Day Parade on January 26 this year.
Anish has been a part of the Indian Shooting Team since 2017. He has represented India at the 2018 Commonwealth Games,ISSF Junior World Championsh
In Commonwealth Games 2018, Anish won a gold medal for India and became the youngest Indian to win a gold medal in Commonwealth Games at an early age of 15 years. Anish practices regularly at the Manav Rachna Shooting Academy.
The awardees were selected from a total of 900 applications received through a special portal created for the purpose. The winners were selected through a rigorous process of critical analysis by a committee comprising of experts from varied disciplines like Sociology, Psychology, Mathematics, Science, Art, Music, and Sports etc. The final selection was made by the National Selection Committee; under the chairpersonship of Smt. Maneka Gandhi, Hon’ble Minister for Women and Child Development, GoI.
Manav Rachna congratulates Anish on his achievements!