New Delhi: Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports invited applications for National Sports Awards viz. Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Awards, Arjuna Award, Droncharya Award, Dhyan Chand Award, Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Purskar (RKPP) and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy for the year 2022 on 27th August 2022. The notifications were uploaded on the Ministry’s website www.yas.nic.in.
Last date for receipt of applications has now been extended from 20th September 2022 to 27th September 2022 (Tuesday). The applications from the eligible sportspersons, coaches, entities, universities are invited for the award. They are required to self-apply online at dedicated Portal dbtyas-sports.gov.in. Indian Olympics Association, Sports Authority of India, recognized National Sports Federations, Sports Promotion Boards, State and UTs Governments etc. are also intimated accordingly. Nominations received after 27th September 2022 will not be considered.