Srinagar, Sept 24: AK Choudhary, ADGP Armed J&K felicitated Inspector Kuldeep Handoo of Jammu & Kashmir Police for being honoured with Dronacharya Award-2020.
During felicitation ceremony held at Armed Police Headquarters J&K Srinagar, AK Choudhary ADGP Armed J&K joined by all the Gazetted Officers of APHQ congratulated Kuldeep Handoo for the befitting recognition of his remarkable achievements in Wushu at National level by the Government of India.
His Excellency the President of India recently presented the Dronacharya Award-2020 to Kuldeep Handoo in recognition of his remarkable achievements in the capacity of National Chief Coach of India for Wushu. Besides a scroll and trophy Dronacharya Award also carries a Cash reward of Rupees 10 lakhs.
Kuldeep Handoo, having the distinction of winning 3 Gold 11 Silver,14 Bronze medal in World Championships; 01 Gold, 5 silver, 11 Bronze medal in World Cup; 01 Silver, 8 Bronze medal in Asian Games; 7 Silver, 18 Bronze medal in Asian Championships; 4 Silver, 6 Bronze medal in Asia Cup and four times overall Champion in South Asian Games has previously been decorated with FICCI Coach award-2016, J&K Govt Award(erstwhile known as J&K State Award)-2011,Sher-i-Kashmir Award- 2013, Purshoram Award-2017 and DGP J&K’s Medal-2006. In his capacity as Coach and National Chief Coach of India in Wushu, Shri Kuldeep Handoo has trained thousands of boys and girls of different educational institutes throughout the country in Wushu.