In 2019, two sportspersons have been selected for the highest sporting honour in the country – Khel Ratna.
Pankaj Gupta was the first coach of Dhyan Chand who taught him the game, and this made Dhyan Chand a master in ball dribbling and goal scoring.
During his sports career, he won Olympic Gold medals for six times for India in a row.
Sports facilities are being developed in rural and semi-urban areas. Sports infrastructure are being developed everywhere so as to promote them.
National Sports Day: India celebrates National Sports day on 29th August every year.