Nagpur: In the month of January last year, city boy Shreenabh Agrawal was selected for the Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardee, For which the award ceremony is scheduled on 26 January in New Delhi. However, due to coronavirus, the event is being conducted in digital mode.
Agrawal is also currently enrolled in the first year of Bachelor of Science at the prestigious Indian Institute of Science (Bengaluru). Since he knew about this award, Because of this the enthusiasm had diminished considerably. But he had no desire to do anything else at all.
Shreenabh has said that last year, around the same time, he got information about being selected for this award. He was selected under the Innovation category, A science project he did for a government-sponsored exhibition was. He was greatly appreciated by all. And that project also involved how to deal with plant infections.
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Currently in Nagpur because the spread of the Omicron virus has once again shifted academics to online mode, Shreenabh has said that he has many exams this week, due to which his entire focus is on him. They will surely relish the thrill of attending the ceremony in person.
The RBP comes with a cash prize of around Rs 1 lakh and a certificate. Shreenabh has said that the certificates will be transferred to them using blockchain technology, Whereas the cash had already been given last year. And the child also surely knows about the savings as he has around Rs 1 lakh in cash in his account and is also charging interest.
Shreenabh is not at all new to accolades as his exploits are very well documented in the ICSE merit list. He also wrote a book ‘Thank You Modiji’ based on various schemes launched by the Prime Minister many years ago.