Punjab to give cash awards to 3293 players on Birthday of Hockey legend Dhyan Chand
Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Sports Department will honour 3293 outstanding players of the state on August 29 on the occasion of National Sports Day which is celebrated on the birthday of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. The functions to felicitate the players would be held in different cities across the state. During the functions, a total of 3293 players, with achievements from 2010-11 to 2014-15, would be given cash prizes worth Rs. 5.83 crores (5,83,44,900).