National Sports Awards 2018
National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. The awardees are being selected by Selection Committees.
Following are the heads of different committees for National Sports Awards 2018 :
Here is the list of Winners
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2018
The award recognized the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years. It consists of a cash prize of Rs. 7.5 lakh, medal, and a citation.
Arjuna Award is given for consistently outstanding performance for four years. This year it was conferred upon 20 players. It consists of statuettes, certificates and the cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh each.
This award honors coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious International sports events. It consists of statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh each
Dhyan Chand Award
This award recognizes the lifetime contribution to sports development. It consists of statuettes, certificates and the cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh each.
Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar
It is presented to the corporate entities (both in the private and public sector) and individuals who have played a visible role in the area of sports promotion and development. It consists of a trophy and citation.
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2017-18
It is presented to the overall top performing university in inter-university tournaments. It consists of MAKA Trophy, award money of Rs. 10 lakh and certificate.
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