Hockey India Annual Awards

Recognized in promoting hockey as a sport both nationally as well as on the international platform, Hockey India announced first ever ‘Hockey India Annual Awards’ for the players. The coveted award to commence from the year 2014.

Known in the sports arena for their contribution towards hockey and working dedicatedly towards the betterment of the sport as well as motivating its players in each category, Hockey India will now be seen identifying and rewarding the most promising and potent players from the current as well as upcoming teams.

List of Awards –

Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award – Rs.30,00,000/-

Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of the Year (Men) – Rs.25,00,000/-

Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of the Year (Women) – Rs.25,00,000/-

Jugraj Singh Award for Upcoming Player of the Year (Men – Under 21) – Rs.10,00,000/-

Asunta Lakra Award for Upcoming Player of the Year (Women – Under 21) – Rs.10,00,000/-

Baljit Singh Award for Goalkeeper of the Year – Rs.5,00,000/-

Pargat Singh Award for Defender of the Year – Rs.5,00,000/-

Ajit Pal Singh Award for Midfielder of the Year – Rs.5,00,000/-

Dhanraj Pillay Award for Forward of the Year – Rs.5,00,000/-

Jaman Lal Sharma Award for Invaluable Contribution – Rs.5,00,000/-

Hockey India President Award for Outstanding Achievement – Rs.5,00,000/-

Each award will consist of a glittering trophy, certificate and cash award. The decision to announce the awards was taken on 10 November 2014, in the 26th Meeting of the Hockey India Executive Board held in Delhi.

HOCKEY INDIA ANNUAL AWARDS

S. No. Particular HI 1st Annual Awards 2014 held on
28th March 2015
HI 2nd Annual Awards 2015 held on
26th March 2016
HI 3rd Annual Awards 2019 held on
8th March 2020
HI 4th Annual Awards 2020
1 HOCKEY INDIA PRESIDENTS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT One Thousand Hockey Legs Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy Department of Sports & Youth Services, Government of Odisha
2 HOCKEY INDIA JAMAN LAL SHARMA AWARD FOR INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTION Harendra Singh Baldev Singh Sports Authority of India
3 HOCKEY INDIA BALJIT SINGH AWARD FOR GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR P R Sreejesh Savita Krishan B. Pathak
4 HOCKEY INDIA PARGAT SINGH AWARD FOR DEFENDER OF THE YEAR Deepika Kothajit Singh Harmanpreet Singh
5 HOCKEY INDIA AJIT PAL SINGH AWARD FOR MIDFIELDER OF THE YEAR Manpreet Singh Ritu Rani Neha Goyal
6 HOCKEY INDIA DHANRAJ PILLAY AWARD FOR FORWARD OF THE YEAR Akashdeep Singh Rani Rampal Mandeep Singh
7 HOCKEY INDIA ASUNTA LAKRA AWARD FOR UPCOMING PLAYER OF THE YEAR (WOMEN – UNDER 21) Namita Toppo Preeti Dubey Lalremsiami
8 HOCKEY INDIA JUGRAJ SINGH AWARD FOR UPCOMING PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MEN – UNDER 21) Harmanpreet Singh Harjeet Singh Vivek Sagar Prasad
9 HOCKEY INDIA BALBIR SINGH SR. AWARD FOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR (WOMEN) Vandana Katariya Deepika Rani Rampal
10 HOCKEY INDIA BALBIR SINGH SR. AWARD FOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MEN) Birendra Lakra P R Sreejesh Manpreet Singh
11 HOCKEY INDIA MAJOR DHYAN CHAND LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Balbir Singh Sr. Late. Capt. Shankar Laxman Harbinder Singh