Points to Remember:
- Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards are given every year to recognize the achievements of persons in the fields of adventure, to encourage young people to develop the spirit of endurance, risk–taking, cooperative teamwork and quick, ready and effective reflexes in challenging situations and to provide incentive to the young people for getting exposed to the adventure activities.
- The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India along with other Sports Awardees at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on 29th August, 2019. They will receive statuettes, certificates and award money of Rs. 5 lakh each.
- The award is given in four categories namely, Land Adventure, Water Adventure, Air Adventure and Life Time Achievement. This year National Selection Committee was constituted under the chairpersonship of Secretary (Youth Affairs). The Committee had expert members from the field of adventure.
Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards 2018 Recipients:
- Land Adventure: Aparna Kumar
- Land Adventure: Late Shri Dipankar Ghosh:
- Land Adventure: Manikandan K.
- Water Adventure: Prabhat Raju Koli
- Air Adventure: RameshwerJangra
- Life Time Achievement: Wangchuk Sherpa
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award is given in how many categories? Four
- Who has been honoured with the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018 under ‘Water Adventure’ category? Prabhat Raju Koli
- Who has been decoarated with the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018 under the category of ‘Air Adventure’? RameshwerJangra