Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday meet and interact with the 49 Children who are winners of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020, the statement said.
The 49 awardees are from various of states of India including one each from Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, it said.
The children are winners in the fields of art and culture, Innovation, Scholastic, Social Service, Sports and Bravery.
Government of India acknowledges children as one of the most important partners in nation-building. Their hopes and aspirations are to be acknowledged and their achievements are to be rewarded, it said.
Although every child is precious and his or her achievements have to be appreciated, there are some whose achievements will serve as an inspiration to many others, it added.