Srinagar , January 25: J&K Goverment on Tuesday announced J&K Awards in various fields with Winter Olympics bound skier Arif Khan awarded in Sports Category.
“Grant of J&K Government Awards on the Republic Day 2022,” Order Reads.
“Sanction is hereby accorded to the grant of J&K Government Awards on the Republic Day 2022, in favour of the fllowing in the fields as indicated below,” Government Order No.87-JK(GAD) of 2022 Dated:25-01-2022 reads.
In outstanding sports category, Arif Khan figure prominently while as Rakesh Kumar (Para Archer) Arifa Bilal (Female Power Lifter) are other two who have been awarded.
They will recieve Cash Award of 7 51,000/, a Medal and a Citation .
Arif Khan has qualified in Slalom and Giant Slalom in alpine skiing for upcoming Winter Olympics Beijing .
He has previously bagged number of Nationals levels medals for J&K on skiing.