The Dhyan Chand Award which is the nation’s highest award for sporting excellence and has first given in the year 2002 on 29th August.
This day celebrated by conducting friendly matches between different Indian hockey teams at Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.
This stadium was constructed in respect and honour of Major Dhyan Chand.
It is a useful means of entertainment and physical activity. They make us learn how to tackle the difficult situation.
They offer us a change from the monotony of daily life. Sports and games are means of mental and physical growth. We learn how to maintain mental balance in the midst of hopes and despair. They help in developing mental and physical toughness.