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Biju Patnaik Sports Award for Best Contribution to promotion of Sports and Games

Promotion Of Games
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The “Biju Patnaik Sports Award for Best Contribution to Promotion of Sports and Games” is a category of award under the “Biju Patnaik Sports Award" Scheme. The scheme was launched by the Sports & Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha to commemorate the yeoman service of late Biju Patnaik, the ex-Chief Minister of Odisha, towards the development of Sports & Games in the State by conferring the highest honour of the Government of Odisha in the field of Sports in his name.
The award is given the individuals who have substantially contributed in various ways such as Sports Administration and sports Support Staff (other than Coaches) and also to the organizations that have substantially contributed by recruiting sportspersons, providing financial support to sportspersons for advanced coaching & International participation, and sponsorship support for the organization of National and international sporting events.
  1. To encourage the development of Sports and Games in the State.
  2. To honour meritorious sportspersons who have made the State Proud.
  3. To inspire and motivate young talents to excel in sports and games by emulating the seniors.
Sports Discipline: The sports disciplines recognized by the International Olympic Committee (I.O.C.), Indian Olympic Association (I.O.A.), Government of India (G.O.I.), Sports Authority of India (S.A.I.) and Government of Odisha (G.O.O.) including Sports Event for Persons with Disability.
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