Mangaluru: Murji Sunita Prabhu of Belthangady has been selected for the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award for the year 2020. The award list was announced by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India.
Sunita has been conferred this award for representing India at the 80th Science and Technology Summit held in Phoenix, USA.
She is an II PUC student and received training at the CFAL Insititute, Mangaluru.
Sunita is the daughter of Vivekananda Prabhu, proprietor of Vinayak Wood Industries and Shanthala Prabhu. She is an alumna of SDM English Medium School (CBSE), Ujire.
The award will be presented on January 22 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi by President of India Ram Nath Kovind.
She will also be a part of this years’ Republic Day parade on January 26.
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