Applications invited for bravery awards
Dimapur, July 9 (EMN): With the objective to give due recognition to the children who perform acts of bravery and to inspire other children to follow their example, applications are invited for national awards to children for bravery.
According to DIPR report, the deed should be “an act of spontaneous selfless service in the face of risk to life or threat of physical injury and or an act of courage and daring against a social evil crime.”
Nominations are invited through State/ UT Councils of ICCW, various departments of the State government including Director Generals and Commissioners of Police of all States and Union Territories. The child should not be below 6 years and above 18 years of age on the date of the incident.
The application must be recommended by any two of the following officials including Principal/ Headmaster of school in which the applicant is studying or Head of Panchayat/ ZilaParishad, general secretary or president of the State Council for Child Welfare, Collector/ DM/ Government official of equivalent rank, and Superintendent of Police of the area or police official of higher rank.
It said incidents which have occurred between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017, will be considered for the 2017 awards. The Selection Committee, may at its discretion, relax the date by a maximum period of three months prior to July 1, 2016 if it so deems fit. The last date of submission of application is September 30, 2017.