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India Book of Records congratulates our esteemed record holder Veer Kashyap for receiving the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2021 for creating ‘CORONA-YUGA’ board game.

Veer Kashyap is a grade 5 student at Navy children school Kochi. he created the ‘CORONA-YUGA’ board game in April 2020 during the first phase of lockdown. He aspires to start a board game company to design and publish his games and encourage children to share their ideas on creating more innovative and educated board games in India.

He is felicitated for making a record with India Book of Records on June 17, 2020 for being the youngest board game designer.


Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar formally known as ‘National Child Award’ is given to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding accomplishments. It is India’s Highest Civilian Honour bestowed upon exceptional achievers below the age of 18.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 25, 2021 interacted with 32 awardees of the “Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar” (PMRPB) via video conferencing. The awardees are from 32 districts of 21 States/UTs.