The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu, presented the Sports and Adventure Awards 2022 at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November 30, 2022). The Awards include Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Awards-2022; Dronacharya Awards-2022; Arjuna Awards-2022; Dhyan Chand Awards-2022; Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards-2021; Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar-2022; and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy-2022.
Major Dhyan Chand Khel Award 2022
Preside of India Smt Droupadi Murmu presented Major Dhyan Chand Khel Award for the Year 2022 to Table Tennis Player Shri. Sharath Kamal Achanta. The Major Dhyan Chand Khel Award is awarded to eminent sports achievers of the year.
Dronacharya Awards 2022
President Droupadi Murmu presented Dronacharya Award, 2022 to the Cricket Coach Shri. Dinesh Jwahar Lad, Football coach Shri. Bimal Prafulla Gosh, Wrestling coach Shri. Raj Singh, Archery Coach Shri. Jiwanjot Singh Teja, Boxing Coach Shri Mohammed Ali Qamar, Para Shooting Coach Ms Suma Siddharth Shirur, and Wrestling Coach Shri Sujeet Maan.
The Dronacharya Award is presented Best Sports coaches of the year.
Arjuna Awards 2022
President Droupadi Murmu Presented Arjuna Awards, 2022 to Athletes Ms Seema Pumia, Shri. Aldose Paul, Shri Avinash Mukhund Sable & Badminton Players Shri. Lakshya Sen & Shri Prannoy HS, Boxers Shri. Shri Amit, & Ms Nikhat Zareen, Chess Players Ms Bhakti Pradip Kulkarni, & Shri R Praggnanandhaa, Hockey Player Ms Deep Grace Ekka, Judo Player Ms Shushila Devi, Kabbadi Player Ms Sakshi Kumari, Lawn Bowls Player Ms Nayan Moni Sikia, Mallakhamb Player Shri. Sagar Kailas Ovhalkar, Shooting Players Ms Elavenil Valarivan, & Shri Omprakash Mithraval, Table Tennis Player Ms Sreeja Akula, Weight Lifter Shri. Vikas Thakur, Wrestlers & Ms Anshu, Ms Sarita, Wushu Player Shri Parveen, Para-Badminton Players Manashi Girishchandra Joshi, Shri Tarun Dhillon, Pra Swimmer Shri. Swapnil Sanjay Patil, and Deaf Badminton Player Ms Jerlin Anika J.
Dhyan Chand Awards 2022
President Droupadi Murmu Presented Dhyan Chand Award 2022 to Hockey Player Shri Dharamvir Singh, Kabbadi Player Shri. B C Suresh, and Para Athlete Shri. Nir Bahadur Gurung.
Tenzing Norgay Nation Adventures Awards 2021
President Droupadi Murmu Presented Tenzing Norgay Nation Adventures 2021 Award to Shri Shubam Dhananjay Vanmali for Water Adventure, and Group Captain Kunwar Bhawani Singh Samyal for Skydiving.
Rashtriya Khel Protsaham Puruskhar Awards 2021
President of India Presented Rashtriya Khel Protsaham Puruskhar 2021 Award to Transtadia Enterprises Private Limited, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, and Ladakh Ski & Snowboard Association