A class III student and an NRI living in Kuwait, Riddhiraj Kumar,Â presented a cheque of Rs 18,000 to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as donation for the Army Welfare Fund on Thursday evening.
PMO India tweeted about the donation made by Kumar to the Prime Minister. He was accompanied by his mother.
PMO India Â tweet read, â€œRiddhiraj Kumar, a youngster from Kuwait met PM and presented a cheque of Rs 18,000 for the Indian Army Welfare Fund.â€
Second tweet from the PMO India said, â€œThe amount Riddhiraj donated was the amount he won in the international Bench Mark Test for Improving Learning Award for Excellence.â€
Kumar had won total of 80 Kuwait Dinars (Rs18,000) as prize money from ACER. He won the International Bench Mark Test for Improving Learning Award for Excellence conducted by the Australian Council for Education Research. He excelled both in Mathematics and Science.
The NRI donater is a student of Indian Educational School, Kuwait.
The amount Riddhiraj donated was the amount he won in the International Bench Mark Test for Improving Learning Award for Excellence.â€” PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 3, 2017
Indian prime minister congratulated Riddhiraj for his generosity and his excellence performance in academics.