Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated 11 medal winners of ‘Hausla-2017’, the national festival for child Inmates of Child Care Institutions.
“The young boys and girls have made entire Odisha proud by their outstanding victories in different athletic events. They are an inspiration for all children,” Patnaik said.
The Chief Minister also announced cash prize of Rs 50,000 for gold medal winners, Rs 30,000 for silver and Rs 20,000 for bronze medallists.
The 11 medal winners are Duryodhan Berua, Bikram Majhi, Vikash Chandra Murmu, Mamata Singh, Sharmistha Panda, Pratima Samantray, Chabbirani Behera, Ankur Samad, Ruben Dalbehera, Arjun Marandi and Sanjay Tudu.
The young talents were felicitated at state secretariat here.