Achanta Sharath Kamal will get the Khel Ratna Award on November 30.
At a carefully planned event at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President will present the awards to the recipients. The Dronacharya Award nominees in the regular category are Jiwanjot Singh Teja (Archery), Mohammad Ali Qamar (Boxing), Suma Siddharth Shirur (Para shooting), and Sujeet Maan (Wrestling), while the honorees in the lifetime category are Dinesh Jawahar Lad (Cricket), Bimal Prafulla Ghosh (Football), and Raj Singh.
The Dhyan Chand Award for lifelong accomplishment in sports and games will be given to Nir Bahadur Gurung (Para Athletics), Ashwini Akkunji C (Athletics), Dharamvir Singh (Hockey), and BC Suresh (Kabaddi). The Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar, 2022, will be awarded to Transstadial Enterprises Private Limited for identifying and developing young talent. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology and Ladakh Ski & Snowboard Association have each been nominated for their support of sports through CSR and sports for development, respectively.
List of recipients:
Achanta Sharath Kamal, Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2022. Arjuna Awards for exceptional performance in the 2022 Olympic Games: Seema Punia (Athletics), Eldhose Paul (Athletics), Avinash Mukund Sable (Athletics), Lakshya Sen (Badminton), HS Prannoy (Badminton), Amit (Boxing), Nikhat Zareen (Boxing), Bhakti Pradip Kulkarni (Chess), R Praggnanandhaa (Chess), Deep Grace Ekka (Hockey) (Deaf Badminton).
Jiwanjot Singh Teja (Archery), Mohammad Ali Qamar (Boxing), Suma Siddharth Shirur (Para Shooting), and Sujeet Maan (Regular Category) will compete for the Dronacharya Award for outstanding trainers in Sports and Games in 2022. (Wrestling).
Lifetime Dinesh Jawahar Lad (cricket), Bimal Prafulla Ghosh (football), and Raj Singh are in this category (Wrestling).
Dharamvir Singh (hockey), B C Suresh (kabaddi), Ashwini Akkunji C (athletics), and Nir Bahadur Gurung will get the Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement in Sports and Games in 2022. (Para Athletics).
TransStadia Enterprises Private Limited, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, and Ladakh Ski & Snowboard Association are participants in Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2022. Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, will get the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy in 2022.