Important facts about Major dhyan chand award and list of Major dhyan chand award winner 2021

List of Major Dhyan Chand Award winner 2021

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Facts About Major Dhyan Chand Award -:

~ The Major Dhyan Chand Award was instituted in the year 2002. The award is given in the name of famous hockey player Major Dhyan Chand.

~ Major Dhyan Chand Award is given to the players who have made special contribution in the field of sports by their excellent game and have continued their special contribution in the field of sports even after taking a break from active sports.

~ The Major Dhyan Chand Award is conferred by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports every year.

~ The Major Dhyan Chand Award is awarded to only 3 players in a year. (Year 2003, 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019, 2020 exceptions)

~ The winner of the Major Dhyanchand Award is awarded cash prizes, traditional attire, certificates and a statue. As of 2009, the amount given by the Government of India for the Major Dhyanchand Award was Rs 3 lakh. After this, in the year 2009, this amount has been increased from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh by the government. In the year 2020, it has been increased to Rs 10 lakh. Hence now 10 lakh cash, a statuette, a certificate and formal dress are provided under Dhyanchand Award.

List Of Major Dhyan Chand Award winner 2021 -:

Sr. No.Major Dhyan Chand Award WinnerSportYear
1.Shahuraj BirajdarBoxing2002
2.Aparna GhoshBasketball2002
3.Ashok DiwanHockey2002
4.Ram KumarBasketball2003
5.Charles CorneliusHockey2003
6.Dharam SinghHockey2003
7.Om PrakashVolleyball2003
8.Smita Shirole YadavRowing2003
9.Digamber MehendaleAthletics (Physically challenged)2004
10.Labh SinghAthletics2004
11.Hardayal SinghHockey2004
12.Maruti ManeWrestling2005
13.Manoj Kumar KothariBilliards & Snooker2005
14.Rajinder SinghHockey2005
15.Harishchandra BirajdarWrestling2006
16.Uday K. PrabhuAthletics2006
17.Nandy SinghHockey2006
18.Rajinder SinghWrestling2007
19.Shamsher SinghKabaddi2007
20.Varinder SinghHockey2007
21.Gian SinghWrestling2008
22.Hakam SinghAthletics2008
23.Mukhbain SinghHockey2008
24.Satbir Singh DahiyaWrestling2009
25.Ishar Singh DeolAthletics2009
26.Anita ChanuWeightlifting2010
27.Satish PillaiAthletics2010
28.Kuldeep SinghWrestling2010
29.Shabbir AliFootball2011
30.Sushil KohliSwimming2011
31.Rajkumar BaislaWrestling2011
32.Gundeep KumarHockey2012
33.Vinod KumarWrestling2012
34.Jagraj Singh MannAthletics2012
35.Sukhbir Singh TokasPara-Sports2012
36.Syed AliHockey2013
37.Anil MannWrestling2013
38.Mary D’Souza SequeiraAthletics2013
39.Girraj SinghAthletics (Parasports)2013
40.Zeeshan AliTennis2014
41.Gurmail SinghHockey2014
42.K. P. ThakkarSwimming2014
43.Romeo JamesHockey2015
44.Shiv Prakash MishraTennis2015
45.T. P. Padmanabhan NairVolleyball2015
46.Sylvanus Dung DungHockey2016
47.Sathi GeethaAthletics2016
48.Rajendra Pralhad ShelkeRowing2016
49.Bhupender SinghAthletics2017
50.Syed Shahid HakimFootball2017
51.Sumrai TeteHockey2017
52.Satyadev PrasadArchery2018
53.Bharat Kumar ChettriHockey2018
54.Bobby AloysiusAthletics2018
55.Dadu Dattatray ChougaleWrestling2018
56.Manuel FrederickHockey2019
57.Arup BasakTable Tennis2019
58.Manoj KumarWrestling2019
59.Nitin KirtaneTennis2019
60.C. LalremsangaArchery2019
61.Kuldip Singh BhullarAthletics2020
62.Jincy PhilipsAthletics2020
63.Pradeep Shrikrishna GandheBadminton2020
64.Trupti MurgundeBadminton2020
65.N. UshaBoxing2020
66.Lakha SinghBoxing2020
67.Sukhvinder Singh SandhuFootball2020
68.Ajit Pal SinghHockey2020
69.Manpreet SinghKabaddi2020
70.J. Ranjith KumarPara Athletics2020
71.Satya Prakash TiwariPara Badminton2020
72.Manjeet SinghRowing2020
73.Sachin NagSwimming2020
74.Nandan P. BalTennis2020
75.Netarpal HoodaWrestling2020

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