Awards & Honours Current Affairs - 2019
Awards and Honours in Current Affairs 2019 with latest winners of various awards in India and world. Current Affairs list of awards and prize won in India and world for 2019.
Category Wise PDF Compilations available at This Link
The selection committee for Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award has released the list of awardees for both the honors for year 2013.
As per the release, double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, who is the first Indian to win 2 back-to-back World Cup gold medals at the 2010 and 2011 editions in Turkey and UAE respectively, has been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Sodhi had already been conferred with the Arjuna award in 2009.
Gagan Narang had been presented the award in 2011 followed by Vijay Kumar in 2012. Vijay, a London Olympics silver medalist, was the joint winner along with wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt who won a bronze at the same event.
Who are on the list of Arjuna Award 2013?
A total of 14 personalities have been recommended for Arjuna Award 2013 which are as follows:
Virat Kohli (Cricket), Chekrovolu Swuro (Archery), Renjith Maheshwary (Athletics), P V Sindhu (Badminton), Kavita Chahal (Boxing), Rupesh Shah (Snooker), Gaganjeet Bhullar (Golf), Saba Anjum (Hockey), Rajkumari Rathore (Shooting), Joshna Chinappa (Squash), Mouma Das (Table Tennis), Neha Rathi (Wrestling), Dharmendra Dalal (Wrestling), Amit Kumar Saroha (Athletics).
Scientist Vinod Prakash Sharma has been honored with the Gujar Mal Modi Award for Innovative Science and Technology 2013 for his achievements in malaria research, control and prevention, including other vector borne diseases.
He is leading the Safe Water Campaign of the NASI (The National Academy of Sciences, India). His work on popularization of science, creating awareness and science education programmes of NASI are widely appreciated in the remote areas as well.