Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
- It is India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports, given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
- The award is named after the late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India.
- It brings a medal, a scroll of honour and a cash prize of ` 750,000.
- The award was instituted in the year 1991–92 to supply the lack of a supreme national accolade in the field of sports. The award is conferred for outstanding sporting performance, either by an individual or a team and includes all sporting disciplines in a given year.