|Padma Bhushan||Padma Shri||
The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is awarded
for spectacular and most outstanding performances in the field of sports.|
Only one Khel Ratna is awarded every year. It was first instituted in 1991-92.
The award consists of a cash prize (currently Rs. 3,00,000), a scroll of honour, a plaque, blazer and tie/scarf.
(1999 - 2000)