Panaji August 4, 2014 … The Indian Council for Child Welfare, New Delhi gives awards for exemplary acts of bravery to children every year under scheme of National Awards for Bravery for Children 2014.

The main criteria for the selection of candidates is the performance of a distinct and visible act of bravery in the face of an impending threat of injury or danger to life or an act of courage and daring against a social evil / crime. 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 courage and daring against a social evil/crime.

The child should not be below 6 years and above 18 years of age on the date of the incident similarly incident which have occurred between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 will be considered for the 2014 awards. The awardees receive a medal, a certificate and cash award. Gifts are given by Philanthropic organizations.

For more details about this award and application form please contact the Directorate of Women and Child Development, 2nd floor, Old Education Building, 18th June Road, Panaji – Goa during office hours on any working day. The last date of receive the application in the Directorate of Women and Child Development is  August 25, 2014.