Arjuna Award General Knowledge Facts for Competitive exams
Arjuna Award was instituted in 1961
This Award is given by Ministry of youth affairs and Sports
This prize carries Rs.5,00,000 Cash, Bronze statue of Arjuna, certificate, ceremonial dress
This Award is given in disciplines Olympic games,Asian games,Common wealth games, Cricket, World Championship games, Indigenous sports and Sports for Physically Challenged
One award will be given in each discipline in a calendar year
Generally 15 awards will be announced every year. this number may increase in th view of Commonwealth games, Asian games and Olympic games
To be eligible for this award the sports person should show qualities of leadership, sportsmanship.