Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 (LocalWire): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday felicitated participants of ‘Hausla 2018’, the national festival for inmates of child care institutions, at the secretariat here.
Patnaik announced cash prizes of Rs 50,000, Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 for the winner, first runner-up and second runner-up respectively.
He also invited all participants to come and watch the ongoing Men’s Hockey World Cup at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
As many as 37 boys and girls below the age of 18 had participated in different competitions at the national festival that was held at New Delhi from November 26 to 29.
The state won 14 gold, four silver and two bronze medals in the competition.