23 January 2020
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday congratulated Odisha boy Yash Mishra on receiving Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020.
Yash received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday for his outstanding accomplishment in the field of Scholastics.
Congratulations to #Odisha boy Yash Mishra on receiving #PradhanMantriRashtriyaBalPuraskar from Hon’ble @rashtrapatibhvn Ram Nath Kovind for outstanding accomplishment in the field of scholastics. #Odisha is proud of your achievement. https://t.co/VPxfz37TwB— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 22, 2020
As mentioned by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, 14-year-old Yash has represented India at NASA, USA and has also been awarded the Mathematics Genius Award.
He represented India in Mathematics Olympiad in Singapore and UK. He also bagged Gold Medal at SASMO (Singapore & Asian School Math Olympiad) consecutively for two years, 2016 and 2017.