Archive for the ‘Ind Awards’ Category

History of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards

This is the most prestigious award in the field of sports in India. Viswanathan Anand (Chess) was the first recipient of the award.

History of Arjuna Awards

Before Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards was the most prestigious award for a sports person in India. Instituted in 1961, the award acknowledges the outstanding performances of Indian sports persons.

History of Dhyan Chand Awards

Dhyan Chand Award is the highest award conferred in India for lifetime achievement in sports and games. Aparna Ghosh (Basketball) was the first player to win this award.

History of Dronacharya Award

Instituted in 1985, Indian Government confers this awards to the sports coaches acknowledging their excellence. O.M. Nambiar, Athletics coach, was the first Dronacharya Award recipient in 1985.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardees

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards was instituted in 1991-92. Viswanathan Anand (Chess) was the first awardee. There has been 34 awardees till 2017. Joint winners have been announced on 5 occasions. In 2016 the award was shared by maximum four sportsperson. In 1993-94 and 2014 the award was not conferred on anyone. Shooting event has […]

List of Dhyan Chand Awardees

Started in 2002, Dhyan Chand Award Reciepients are selected by a committee constituted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and are honoured for their contributions to sport both during their active sporting career and after retirement. As of 2016, the award comprises a statuette, a certificate, ceremonial dress, and a cash prize of […]

List of Dronacharya Awardees

Dronacharya Awards, started in 1985 had Nambiar as the first awardee. 108 coaches have been conferred this award till 2017. Here is the list of awardees.

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