Virat Chandra Telukunta

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Virat Chandra Telukunta

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022

India Book of Records congratulates our esteemed record holderVirat Chandra Telukunta for receiving the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022 for his aptitude in sports.

Virat Chandra Telukunta is 7 year old from Hyderabad who summited the Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in African continent. The young mountaineer achieved this arduous feat under the mentorship of his father and guide.

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.