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The prize money of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the highest sporting honor of the country, is being increased by 70 percent, not ten or twenty. That is, the highest sports honor for which seven and a half lakh rupees are received. Now preparations have been made to make him 25 lakh rupees. This will be announced soon by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
Arjuna Award will increase three times
The prize money of the prestigious Arjuna Award is going to be tripled. Now for this award, players are given five lakh rupees, but preparations have been made to increase this amount to 15 lakh rupees. It was also being said by the players that the prize money of National Sports Awards is very less. This was also understood by the Ministry and a proposal was made to increase the amount.
Dhyanchand, 15 lakhs for life time Dronacharya
Not only this, the prize money of Dhyanchand Award and Life Time Dronacharya Award is also being increased by three times. Five lakh rupees are now given for both these awards, but now a prize money of Rs 15 lakhs is to be given for this.
Although till now the regular amount of regular Dronacharya and Life Time Dronacharya Award was same, but the amount of regular Dronacharya Award is being increased from five to 10 lakhs.