Aswatha Biju

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Aswatha Biju

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022

India Book of Records congratulates our esteemed record holder Aswatha Biju for receiving the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022 for her skills in innovation.

Aswatha Biju is a 15 year old paleontologist from Chennai with a zeal for preserving fossil samples and disseminating information about fossils. She has been collecting fossil samples since a young age and is now engaged in making students and general public aware of fossil specimens.

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, formally known as ‘National Child Award’, is awarded by the Government of India, to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding accomplishments. It is India’s Highest Civilian Honour bestowed upon exceptional achievers below the age of 18 and carries a cash reward of INR.1,00,000/-.

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) for the year 2022 has been conferred to 29 children. These winners include 15 Boys and 14 Girls, belonging to 21 States and UTs