The memorable meeting where kids performed cultural programmes was titled 'Meri Rakhi Shivraj Mama ke Ghar.'
In Andhra Pradesh and Delhi, 13 children each were admitted in KVs, followed by Uttar Pradesh (17), Tamil Nadu (12), Rajasthan (11), and Telangana (10), Maharashtra (9) and Jharkhand (8).
In Ramanagar district, a students scored 94.33 per cent in second PU in Science stream.
Officials in the department said the district-level authorities concerned will be asked to identify Covid orphan students from Class 12 to those at PG level.
According to an official report, a total of 525 applications were received from Andhra Pradesh of which, over 33 per cent were rejected with only 351 applications getting approval.
After the conference, Bengaluru Urban Deputy Commissioner J Manjunath handed over beneficiary certificates to family members of children who lost their parents to Covid-19.
Besides, the government will provide financial support for their schooling, scholarships for higher studies and free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh under Ayushman Bharat.
The Covid-19 pandemic had resulted in incalculable losses for innumerable.
It said the Ministry of Women and Child Development is identifying these children from across the country so that all possible support is extended to them.