As many as 74 national awards, including five Khel Ratna awards, were distributed this year, the central government’s decision was widely criticized. But Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has backed it.
The sports ministry’s selection committee for the national awards had selected five people. Cricketer Rohit Sharma and wrestler Vinesh Fogat, for the Khel Ratna award. Also, 27 people were selected for the Arjuna Award. 13 coaches were selected for the Dronacharya award and 15 for the Dhyan Chand award.
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna – 7.5 lakh 25 lakh
Arjun – 5 lakh 15 lakh
Dronacharya (Lifetime Achievement) – 5 lakh 15 lakh
Dronacharya (regular) – 5 lakh 10 lakh
Dhyan Chand- 5 lakh 10 lakh
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