Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Sports

Dronacharya Award

Dronacharya Award
Bishweshwar Nandi receives the award from President Pranab Mukherjee

Dronacharya Award was instituted in 1985 to honour eminent coaches who have done outstanding and meritorious work on consistent basis, to motivate them to dedicate themselves with a singularity of purpose for raising the standards of sportspersons to highest performance in international events and bring glory to the country.


The award is given to those who have produced outstanding achievements consistently during three years preceding the Award. Those who have contributed their life time to sports and sports promotion are also considered for this award. Every awardee is given a cash prize of Rs.2.50 lakhs along with a bronze statue of Dronacharya, a scroll, a suit, a blazer and a tie.