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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award:

  • 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
  • It is the highest sporting honour of India.
  • Prize money: 25 Lakh
Name of Sports PersonDiscipline
Shri Rohit SharmaCricket
Shri Mariyappan T.Para Athletics
Ms. Manika BatraTable Tennis
Ms. VineshWrestling
Ms. RaniHockey

Dronacharya Award:

  • Dronacharya Award goes to the coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious international sports events.
  • Prize money (Lifetime): 15 Lakh [Updated 31-08-2020]
  • Prize money (Regular): 10 Lakh [Updated 31-08-2020]
  • Veteran athletics coach Purshottam Rai (to be awarded: Dronacharya Lifetime) has passed away recently. He was 79. [Updated 31-08-2020]

Arjuna Award:

  • Arjuna Award is given for consistent outstanding performance for four years.
  • Prize money: 15 Lakh [Update 31-08-2020]

Dhyanchand Award:

  • Prize money: 10 Lakh [Updated 31-08-2020]

Source: PIB

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