Department of Sports

Department of Sports

Department of Sports

Department of Sports The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports was initially set up as the Department of Sports in 1982 at the time of organization of the IX Asian Games in New Delhi. Subsequently, the Ministry has been bifurcated in Dept. of Youth Affairs and Dept. of Sports under two separate Secretaries w.e.f. 30th April,2008. The role of the Government is to create the infrastructure and promote capacity building for broad-based sports as well as for achieving excellence in various competitive events at the national and international levels. The Department schemes are geared towards achieving these objectives.

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Working Hour

Mon to Friday(09:00 AM - 05:30 PM)


Room No. 401, C-Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi, Delhi 110001


Department of Sports-Arjun Award
Department of SportsArjun Award
This services provided the users to submit the application form for Arjun Award Scheme. Arjuna Awards was instituted in 1961, This award is given to players who have exhibited good performance consistently for the previous four years at the International level and have shown qualities of leadership, sportsmanship and a sense of discipline. The Awardees are given a statuette, a certificate, ceremonial dress and a cash prize of Rs. 15.00 lakh.
Department of Sports-Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE), Gwalior
Department of SportsLakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE), Gwalior
The Institute is an autonomous organization under administrative control of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India and it is run through the Society registered under the Madhya Pradesh Societies Registration Act, 1973. Users can submit this form to apply for LNIPE Scheme.
Department of Sports-Human Resource Development Scheme
Department of SportsHuman Resource Development Scheme
This scheme was instituted in 2012 and provides extends financial assistance for training and short-term courses for coaches, technical and support staff. In addition, sports specialists are sponsored for attending seminars/conferences at international level. Assistance has also been extended for holding/attending coaching camps/ seminars/conferences/ workshops within the country by inviting foreign experts or sending them to foreign institutions.
Department of Sports-Update Profile
Department of SportsUpdate Profile
Users can edit or update their details with the help of this service.
Department of Sports-Assistance to National Sports Federation
Department of SportsAssistance to National Sports Federation
The objectives of the schemes is (i) to define the areas of responsibility of the various agencies involved in the promotion and development of sports (ii) to identify National Sports Federations eligible for coverage under these guidelines to set priorities and to detail the procedures to be followed by the Federation to avail of Government sponsorship and assistance (iii) to state the conditions for eligibility which the Government will insist upon while releasing grants to Sports Federations.
Department of Sports-National welfare fund of Sportspersons
Department of SportsNational welfare fund of Sportspersons
The main objective of National welfare fund of sports person scheme is to provide suitable assistance to outstanding sportspersons injured during the period of their training for competitions and also during the competitions, depending on the nature of the injury. Users can submit this form to apply for National welfare fund of Sportspersons scheme.
Department of Sports-Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Scheme
Department of SportsRashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Scheme
The Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar is a sports honour of the Republic of India. The name of the award in Hindi translates to National Sports Promotion Award. It is awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. This service offer the users to apply for the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Scheme.
Department of Sports-User Registration
Department of SportsUser Registration
User can register themselves to Direct Benefit Transfer Roll-out application of Department of sports, so that they can apply and track various schemes of department of Sports.
Department of Sports-Special Cash Award
Department of SportsSpecial Cash Award
Scheme of Special Awards to Medal Winners in International sports event and their Coaches was introduced in the year 1986 to incentivize the achievements of outstanding Sportspersons, encourage and motivate them for higher achievements and to act as inspiring role models for attracting the younger generation to take up sports. This service offers the users to submit the form to apply for Special Cash Award scheme.
Department of Sports-Khelo India
Department of SportsKhelo India
The Khelo India programme has been introduced to revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level by building a strong framework for all sports played in our country and establish India as a great sporting nation. Users can submit this form to apply for Khelo India scheme.
Department of Sports-Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Department of SportsRajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, officially known as Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in Sports and Games, is the highest sporting honour of the Republic of India. It is awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Users can submit this form to apply for Rajiv Gandhi Khel ratna awsar scheme.
Department of Sports-Dhyan Chand Award
Department of SportsDhyan Chand Award
Dhyanchand Awards for Lifetime Achievements in Sports and Games, instituted in 2002, are given to honour those sportspersons who have contributed to sports by their performance and continue to contribute to promotion of sports even after their retirement from active sporting career. The awardees are given a statuette, a certificate, ceremonial dress and a cash prize of Rs. 10.00 lakh.
Department of Sports-Drona Charya Award
Department of SportsDrona Charya Award
Users can submit this form to apply for Dronacharya Award Scheme. Dronacharya Awards, instituted in 1985, are given to honour eminent Coaches who have successfully trained sportspersons or teams and enabled them to achieve outstanding results in International competitions. The Awardees are given a statuette of Guru Dronacharya, a certificate, ceremonial dress and a cash prize of Rs. 10.00 lakh (for Regular Category) and Rs 15.00 lakh (for lifetime Category).
Department of Sports-Pension to Meritorious Sportsperson
Department of SportsPension to Meritorious Sportsperson
The Main Objective is provide incentive as well as an added measure of financial security to sportspersons in recognition of their outstanding performance in identified international competitions i.e., Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games and World Cups/World Championships in Olympics and Asian Games disciplines and Para-Olympic Games. Users can submit this form to apply for Pension to Meritorious Sportsperson Scheme.
Department of Sports-Sports Authority of India
Department of SportsSports Authority of India
Sports Authority of India with a view to promote sports at Sub-Junior, Junior and Senior levels is implementing the under mentioned Sports Promotional Schemes all over the country. This service offers the users to submit the form to apply for Sports Authority of India scheme.
Department of Sports-Application Status
Department of SportsApplication Status
Users can track their application status by entering the application number which they get while submiting the application form of all the schemes.
Department of Sports-National Sports Development Fund
Department of SportsNational Sports Development Fund
National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) was established in 1998 under the Charitable Endowments Act 1890. Main objective is to administer and apply the moneys of the Fund for promotion of sports in specific sports disciplines and individual sports persons in particular for achieving excellence at the National and International level. Users can submit this form as individual and organization to apply for National Sports Development Fund scheme.