National Sports Award 2014: A complete list
There are a total of 'five' national sports award in India.
- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna: Highest sports award in India.
- Arjuna Awards: given for outstanding sporting achievements.
- Dronacharya Awards - given to Coaches.
- Dhyan Chand Awards - given for lifetime achievement in sports and games.
- Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar - given to organisations or person other than sportperson and coaches who contributes in development of sports in country.
List of winners for the year 2014
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2014:
- Not awarded this year
- It comprises a medal, a scroll of honour and a cash prize of Rs. 750,000.
Arjuna Awards 2014: 15 awardees
- Ravichandran Ashwin (Cricket)
- Akhilesh Varma (archery)
- Tintu Luka (athletics)
- HN Girisha (paralympics)
- V Diju (badminton)
- Geetu Ann Jose (basketball)
- Jai Bhagwan (boxing)
- Anirban Lahiri (golf)
- Mamta Pujari (kabaddi)
- Saji Thomas (rowing)
- Heena Sidhu (shooting)
- Anaka Alankamony (squash)
- Tom Joseph (volleyball)
- Renubala Chanu (weightlifting) and
- Sunil Rana (wrestling)
Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand Awardees recieves statuettes, citation and Rs 5 Lakh.
Dronacharya Awards 2014:
- Mahabir Prasad: Wrestling
- N Lingappa: Athletics – Lifetime
- G Manoharan: Boxing – Lifetime
- Gurcharan Singh Gogi: Judo – Lifetime
- Jose Jacob: Rowing – Lifetime
Dhyan Chand Awards 2014
- Gurmail Singh: Hockey
- KP Thakkar: Swimming (Diving)
- Zeeshan Ali: Tennis
Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar, 2014
- Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC): in 'Employment of sports persons and sports welfare measures' category.
- Jindal Steel Works (JSW): in 'Identification and nurturing of budding /young talent' category.
- Guru Hanuman Akhara, Delhi: in 'Establishment and Management of sports academies of excellence'.
- Child Link Foundation of India (Magic Bus): in 'Other forms of sports activities not covered in the four categories mentioned in the schemes'.
Recipients of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar are given trophies.