Winners of Arjuna Awards 2016 – Full List for Competitive Exams Winners of Arjuna Awards 2016 – Full List for Competitive Exams

Winners of Arjuna Awards 2016 – Full List for Competitive Exams

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Arjuna Awards 2016     Hello Friends, National Sports Awards for the year 2016 have been announced. Hereby we are providing a list of... Winners of Arjuna Awards 2016 – Full List for Competitive Exams

Arjuna Awards 2016

 

 

Hello Friends,

National Sports Awards for the year 2016 have been announced. Hereby we are providing a list of winners of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2016, Arjuna Award 2016, Dronacharya Award 2016 and Dhyan Chand Award 2016

 

 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in Sports and Gamesis the highest sporting honour of India
  • 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
  • Selection Committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Awards was headed by Justice S.K. Agarwal, Retired Delhi High Court Judge
  • Apart from a medal and a citation, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardees will receive a cash prize of Rs.7.5 lakh each

 

Winners of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards, 2016

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Ms. P V Sindhu Badminton
Ms. Dipa Karmakar Gymnastics
Shri Jitu Rai Shooting
Ms. Sakshi Malik Wrestling

 

 

Arjuna Awards

  • 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

 

Winners of Arjuna Awards, 2016

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Shri Rajat Chauhan Archery
Ms. Lalita Babar Athletics
Shri Sourav Kothari Billiards and Snooker
Shri Shiva Thapa Boxing
Shri Ajinkya Rahane Cricket
Shri Subrata Paul Football
Ms. Rani Hockey
Shri Raghunath V.R. Hockey
Shri Gurpreet Singh Shooting
Ms. Apurvi Chandela Shooting
Shri Soumyajit Ghosh Table Tennis
Ms. Vinesh Wrestling
Shri Amit Kumar Wrestling
Shri Sandeep Singh Mann Para-Athletics
Shri Virender Singh Wrestling (Deaf)

 

 

 

Dronacharya Awards, 2016

  • Dronacharya Award is given to coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious international sports events
  • Dronacharya Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs.5 lakh each

 

Winners of Dronacharya Awards

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Shri Nagapuri Ramesh Athletics
Shri Sagar Mal Dhayal Boxing
Shri Raj Kumar Sharma Cricket
Shri Bishweshwar Nandi Gymnastics
Shri S. Pradeep Kumar Swimming (Lifetime)
Shri Mahabir Singh Wrestling (Lifetime)

 

 

Dhyan Chand Awards

  • 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

 

Winners of Dhyan Chand Awards, 2016

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Ms. Satti Geetha Athletics
Shri Sylvanus Dung Dung Hockey
Shri Rajendra Pralhad Shelke Rowing

 

 

 

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Purushkar

  • 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.
  • Recipients of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar will be given Trophies and certificates

 

Winners of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Purushkar, 2016

Category Entity
Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent 1.Hockey Citizen Group

2.Dadar Parsee Zoroastrian cricket club

3.Usha School of Athletics

4. STAIRS

Encouragement to sports through corporate social responsibility India Infrastructure Finance Corporate Limited
Employment to sportspersons and other welfare measures Reserve Bank of India
Sports for Development Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society

 

 

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy

  • Overall top performing university in inter-university tournaments is given Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy
  • Winner of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy will also get award money of Rs. 10 lakh and a certificate

Winner of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy, 2015-16:

Punjabi University, Patiala

 

All the above awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2016

 

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