Published on December 1st, 20150
Know a brave child? Nominate him for an award
The Ghanshyam Binani Children’s Bravery Award invites nominations for acts of bravery from those aged under 16 years of age.
by The Editors | firstname.lastname@example.org
The 15th Ghanshyam Binani Children’s Bravery Award committee is looking for the year’s bravest little people from around the country. The award felicitates brave acts of deserving children below 16 years of age and recognises the spirit of courage among children who risk their own lives while protecting others.
The nominations are invited from children, who have shown remarkable bravery and fondness for social concern during the period of January 1 to December 31, 2015.
The awards includes the ‘Bravery’, ‘Social cause’ and, the ‘Posthumous’ categories. The awards will be presented to both male and female candidates respectively in all three categories. Deserving children from the ‘Bravery’ category will be given a public recognition and awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 51,000, a Silver Medal of Courage, a Certificate of Recognition and a Citation each.
The ‘social cause’ category awardees will also be given a public recognition and awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 25,000, a Silver Medal of Courage, a Certificate of Recognition and a Citation each.
The kin of posthumous awardees be awarded with Silver Medal, Certificate of Recognition and a Citation each.
An eminent panel of judges comprising of distinguished personalities in their respective fields will select the winners. The names of the recipients of the award will be announced in early 2016.
The Eligibility Criteria:
– The child should be below 16 years of age
– The act of bravery should reflect bravery against physical attack/violence or by risking his or her own life by saving a life and social cause should reflect humanity or for welfare of society.
– Nominations should be authenticated by documents, appreciation or coverage of the incident in the media.
– The act of bravery should be within the period of January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.
Look up www.gbbraveryaward.com for details.
(Picture courtesy www.huffingtonpost.com. Image is used for representational purpose only)