List of National Sports Awards 2016

Details of National Sports Awards 2016

National Sports Awards comes under Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport

National-Sports-Awards

Details about Awards:

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee will receive a cash prize of Rs.7.5 lakh.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for the year 2016: 

S. No. Name of the awardee Discipline
1. Ms. P.V. Sindhu Badminton
2. Ms. Dipa Karmakar Gymnastics
3. Shri Jitu Rai Shooting
4. Ms. Sakshi Malik Wrestling

 

Dronacharya Award for coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious international sports events.

Dronacharya Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs.5 lakh each

Dronacharya Awards 2016:

S.No. Name of the awardee Discipline
1 Shri Nagapuri Ramesh Athletics
2 Shri Sagar Mal Dhayal Boxing
3. Shri Raj Kumar Sharma Cricket
4. Shri Bishweshwar Nandi Gymnastics
5. Shri S. Pradeep Kumar Swimming (Lifetime)
6. Shri Mahabir Singh Wrestling (Lifetime)

 

Arjuna Award is given for consistently outstanding performance for four years.

Arjuna Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs.5 lakh each

Arjuna Awards 2016 

S. No. Name of the awardee Discipline
1. Shri Rajat Chauhan Archery
2. Ms. Lalita Babar Athletics
3. Shri Sourav Kothari Billiards & Snooker
4. Shri Shiva Thapa Boxing
5. Shri Ajinkya Rahane Cricket
6. Shri Subrata Paul Football
7. Ms. Rani Hockey
8. Shri Raghunath V.R. Hockey
9. Shri Gurpreet Singh Shooting
10. Ms. Apurvi Chandela Shooting
11. Shri Soumyajit Ghosh Table Tennis
12. Ms. Vinesh Wrestling
13. Shri Amit Kumar Wrestling
14. Shri Sandeep Singh Mann Para-Athletics
15. Shri Virender Singh Wrestling (Deaf)

 

Dhyan Chand Award is given for life time contribution to sports development.

Dhyan Chand Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs.5 lakh each

Dhyan Chand Award 2016 

S. No. Name of the awardee Discipline
1 Ms. Satti Geetha Athletics
2 Shri Sylvanus Dung Dung Hockey
3 Shri Rajendra Pralhad Shelke Rowing

 

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar  is given to the corporate entities (both in private and public sector) and individuals who have played a visible role in the area of sports promotion and development.

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar will be given Trophies and certificates.

Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar, 2016

S. No. Category Entity recommended for Rashtriya Khel ProtsahanPuruskar, 2016
1. Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent 1.Hockey Citizen Group

2.Dadar Parsee Zorostrian cricket club

3.Usha School of Athletics

4. STAIRS

2. Encouragement to sports through corporate social responsibility India Infrastructure Finance Corporate Limited
3. Employment to sportspersons and other welfare measures Reserve Bank of India
4. Sports for Development

 

Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society

 

Overall top performing university in inter-university tournaments is given Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy.

Recipients of  Overall top performing university in inter-university tournaments will be given MAKA Trophy, award money of Rs. 10 lakh and  certificate.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2015-16

Winner: Punjabi University, Patiala

 

Selection Committee Details:

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Awards was headed by Justice S.K. Agarwal, Retired Delhi High Court Judge.

Dronacharya Awards and Dhyan Chand Awards was headed by Ms. M.C. Mary Kom.

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar was headed by Shri Rajiv Yadav, Secretary (Sports).

Award Ceremony:

At President House, by the President of India on August 29, 2016.

 

Add Comment

Required fields are marked *. Your email address will not be published.