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Dhyan Chand Award 2015 Winners

Dhyan Chand Award 2015 Winners : Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievements in Sports and Games, instituted in the year 2002, is given to honour those sportspersons who have contributed to sports by their performance and continue to contribute to the promotion of sports even after their retirement from active sporting career. Based on the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, the Government has approved to confer Dronacharya Awards, Dhyan Chand Awards and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar for 2015 upon the following coaches, persons and entities:
Dhyan Chand Award 2015 Winners
 
S. No.
NAME OF THE SPORTSPERSON
DISCIPLINE
1
Mr. Romeo James
Hockey
2
Mr. Shiv Prakash Mishra
Tennis
3
Mr. T.P.P. Nair
Volleyball


The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2015.  Dronacharya Awardees and Dhyan Chand Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and award money of Rs.5 lakh each.  Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar awardees will receive certificates and trophies.