Ashok Gehlot has now announced to give this award to the players of Rajasthan!


The State Government is leaving no stone unturned in promoting and honoring sports talents by developing facilities of international standard and strengthening sports grounds. 


The state government is taking major decisions for the development of sports with commitment. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said this while addressing the inauguration and player award ceremony at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Sunday. 

During this, he assured the players that the incentive amount for the medal winners would continue to increase. He announced Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for sportspersons in Rajasthan.

He also inaugurated Rajasthan High-Performance Sports and Rehabilitation Centre, Renovated Synthetic Hockey AstroTurf and Badminton Indoor Hall, and felicitated the medal winners of Rajasthan in Olympics and Para Olympics, Asian Games-2022 and Commonwealth Games-2022. 


Gehlot also launched the online portal for grant money to medal-winning players. The international medal-winning players, while interacting during the function, thanked the Chief Minister for the decisions taken in the interests of the players.