Dronacharya Award Current Affairs - 2020

August 29: National Sports Day

Every year, India celebrates National Sports Day on August 29 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand. He was born on August 29, 1905. About Dhyan Chand Dhyan Chand was known as “The Wizard” and had scored more than 1000 goals during his international career. He won three Olympic gold Read More…

Facts Box: National Sports Awards, 2020

On August 22, 2020, the Government of India announced the National Sports Awards, 2020. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award The award is presented to sportspersons with most outstanding performance in the field of sports for a period of four years. The following persons have been selected for the award for the year 2020 Rohit Sharma Read More…

Centre comes up with the sport committee for National Sports Awards 2020

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Friday came up with a selection committee for selecting awardees for various sports awards for the year 2020. Awards Included: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Dronacharya Awards, Arjuna Awards, Dhyan Chand Awards, Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Award Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy About the committee: Following Read More…

Justice Mukul Mudgal to head Selection Committee to pick up Dronacharya and Dhyanchand Awardees

Justice Mukul Mudgal was named Chairman of 11-member selection committee to pick this year’s Dronacharya and Dhyanchand awardees given as part of National Sports Awards ceremony. These awards will be presented at National Sports Awards ceremony scheduled to be held on September 25, 201. Dhyanchand award is bestowed on sportspersons for their lifetime achievements and Read More…

Government announces National Sports Awards 2017

The Union Government bestows National Sports Awards every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports in India. These awards include Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Dronacharya Award, Arjuna Award, Dhyan Chand Award, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar . 2017 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award It is India’s highest Read More…