Union Government honoured Rio Olympic Silver Medallist PV Sindhu,With Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award,Another Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik, Gymnast Dipa Karmakar awarded with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award on this Monday. While fifteen other Rio Olympics Sports Persons were conferred with Arjuna Award,
President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the awards to the Winners in New Delhi on monday. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee will receive a cash prize of Rs 7.5 Lacs. Whereas, Dhyan Chand,Arjuna and Dronacharya Awardees will receive a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh each.Retired Delhi High Court Judge heads the Selection Committee for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and where as Arjuna Awards headed by Boxer Mary Kom will Selection Committee .