Hockey captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal had been on Tuesday nominated for Dhruv Batra Participant of the Year award in male and female category respectively by Hockey India for its third Once-a-year Awards scheduled on March 8. A total prize cash of Rs one.30 crore together with trophies will be awarded to hockey stars as the countrywide federation on Tuesday unveiled the list of nominations for the awards, presented in recognition of excellence in overall performance for the yr 2019 and over-all contribution to the sport.
Manpreet, who turned the initial Indian to gain the FIH Finest Participant of the Year award earlier this month, was nominated for guiding the staff to Tokyo Olympic berth.
He was named along with Harmanpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh and Surender Kumar for the award which carries a prize cash of Rs 25 lakh.
India’s ladies staff captain Rani Rampal, who turned the initial-ever hockey player to gain the prestigious Entire world Video games Athlete of the yr award past month, was nominated for together with Deep Grace Ekka, Gurjit Kaur and Savita.
Teenager Vivek Sagar Prasad, who experienced gained the FIH Men’s Increasing Star of the Year, was nominated for Jugraj Singh Approaching Participant of the Year 2019 (Men’s Beneath-21) together with Dilpreet Singh, Gursahibjit Singh and Mandeep Mor. The award carries a prize cash of Rs 10 lakh.
The nominations for Asunta Lakra Approaching Participant of the Year 2019 (Women’s Beneath 21) bundled ahead Lalremsiami, who experienced gained the 2019 FIH Women’s Increasing Star of the Year, Salima Tete and Sharmila Devi.
Rani was also named in the list of nomination for Dhanraj Pillay Award for Forward of the Year, which has a purse of Rs 5 lakh, together with Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh and Navneet Kaur.
For Rs 5 lakh Ajit Pal Singh Award (Midfielder of the Year), Manpreet and Vivek Sagar was nominated together with Monika and Neha Goyal.
Deep Grace, Harmanpreet Singh, Surender and Varun Kumar had been nominated for Pargat Singh Award (Defender of the Year), which also carries a prize purse of Rs 5 lakh.
India custodian PR Sreejesh together with Krishan B Pathak, Rajani Etimarpu and Savita had been nominated for Baljit Singh Award for Goalkeeper of the Year.
The nomination for Key Dhyan Chand Life time Achievement Award (Rs 30 lakh), President’s Award for Superb Achievement (Rs 5 lakh) and Jaman Lal Sharma Award for A must have Contribution (Rs 5 lakh) will be announced for the duration of the function.