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Biju Patnaik Sports Award for Outstanding Performance in Sports and Games for the Year

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The “Biju Patnaik Sports Award for Outstanding Performance in Sports and Games for the Year” 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 to the sportspersons of Odisha who have achieved outstanding performance in any of the recognized sports during the year making the State of Odisha and India proud.
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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