Hockey India announces nominations for 3rd Annual Awards

Hockey India has released the list of nominations for the much-awaited third edition of the Hockey India Annual Awards, given in recognition of excellence in performance for the year 2019 and overall contribution to the game of hockey. The third edition of the most coveted awards in Indian hockey carries a total prize money of INR 1.30 Crore along with a trophy in each of the category. The awards will be held on Sunday, 08 March 2020 in New Delhi.

The Hockey India Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award carries a cash prize of INR 30.00 Lakhs and a trophy while the Hockey India Dhruv Batra Player of the Year awards in each Men and Women category carries a cash prize of INR 25.00 lakhs plus a trophy. The Hockey India Jugraj Singh Upcoming Player of the Year (Men) and Hockey India Asunta Lakra Upcoming Player of the Year (Women) awards that are given to promising Under-21 players carry cash prize of INR 10.00 lakhs each and trophies.

The Hockey India Baljit Singh Goalkeeper of the Year Award, Hockey India Pargat Singh Defender of the Year, Hockey India Ajit Pal Singh Midfielder of the Year and Hockey India Dhanraj Pillay Forward of the Year each carry cash prizes of INR 5.00 Lakhs and trophies each.

Hockey India President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement 2019 as well as Hockey India Jaman Lal Sharma Award for Invaluable Contribution will also each carry a cash prize of INR 5.00 Lakhs and a trophy.

The Proud Nominees for the Hockey India 3rd Annual Awards 2019 are:

Award/Category Prize Money Nominees
Hockey India Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 INR 30,00,000 + trophy To be announced during Awards function
Hockey India Dhruv Batra Player of the Year 2019 (Male) INR 25,00,000 + trophy 1.     Harmanpreet Singh

2.    Mandeep Singh

3.    Manpreet Singh

4.    Surender Kumar

Hockey India Dhruv Batra Player of the Year 2019 (Female) INR 25,00,000 + trophy 1.     Deep Grace Ekka

2.    Gurjit Kaur

3.    Rani

4.    Savita

Hockey India Jugraj Singh Upcoming Player of the Year 2019 (Men – Under 21) INR 10,00,000 + trophy 1.     Dilpreet Singh

2.    Gursahibjit Singh

3.    Mandeep Mor

4.    Vivek Sagar Prasad

Hockey India Asunta Lakra Upcoming Player of the Year 2019 (Women – Under 21) INR 10,00,000 + trophy 1.     Lalremsiami

2.    Salima Tete

3.    Sharmila Devi

Hockey India Dhanraj Pillay Award for Forward of the Year 2019 INR 5,00,000 + trophy 1.     Lalit Kumar Upadhyay

2.    Mandeep Singh

3.    Navneet Kaur

4.    Rani

Hockey India Ajit Pal Singh Award for Midfielder of the Year 2019 INR 5,00,000 + trophy 1.     Manpreet Singh

2.    Monika

3.    Neha Goyal

4.    Vivek Sagar Prasad

Hockey India Pargat Singh Award for Defender of the Year 2019 INR 5,00,000 + trophy 1.     Deep Grace Ekka

2.    Harmanpreet Singh

3.    Surender Kumar

4.    Varun Kumar

Hockey India Baljit Singh Award for Goalkeeper of the Year 2019 INR 5,00,000 + trophy 1.     Krishan B Pathak

2.    PR Sreejesh

3.    Rajani Etimarpu

4.    Savita

Hockey India Jaman Lal Sharma Award for Invaluable Contribution 2019 INR 5,00,000 + trophy To be announced during Awards function
Hockey India President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement 2019 INR 5,00,000 + trophy To be announced during Awards function
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