Dhyan Chand Award
Dhyan Chand Award is India's highest award for lifetime achievement in sports and games, given by the Government of India. The award is named after the legendary Indian hockey player Dhyan Chand. The award was initiated in 2002. The award carries a cash prize of INR 5 lakh (500,000 rupees), a statuette,ceremonial dress and a scroll of honour.
Complete list of awardees 
Not more than three Dhyan Chand Awards are given in a particular year. However considering that 2012 is the year of Olympic Games, the Ministry has decided to increase the number of Dhyan Chand Awards from 3 to 4 for the current year. Dhyan Chand Awards 2012:Jagraj Singh Mann (athletics),Gundeep Kumar (hockey), Vinod Kumar (wrestling) and Sukhbir Singh Tokas (para-sports).