Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports invited nominations/ applications for Sports Awards viz. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards, Arjuna Award, Dronahcyara Award, Dhyan Chand Award, Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Purskar (RKPP) and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad(MAKA) Trophy for the year 2021 on 19th and 20th May, 2021. The notifications were uploaded on the Ministry’s website www.yas.nic.in.
Last date for receipt of nominations has been extended from 21st June, 2021 to 28th June, 2021 (Monday). The nominations/applications from the eligible sportspersons/ coaches/ entities/ universities are invited for the award and are to be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com. Indian Olympics Associations/ Sports Authority of India/ recognized National Sports Federations/ Sports Promotion Boards/ State and UTs Governments etc. are also intimated accordingly. Nominations received after 28th June, 2021 will not be considered.