STATE TIMES NEWSSRINAGAR: Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Armed J&K, A.K Choudhary on Thursday felicitated Inspector Kuldeep Handoo of Jammu and Kashmir Police for being honoured with Dronacharya Award-2020.During felicitation ceremony held at Armed Police Headquarters Srinagar, A.K Choudhary 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.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 Rs 10 lakh.Kuldeep Handoo, having the distinction of winning three gold 11 silver,14 bronze medals in World Championships; one gold, five silver, 11 bronze medals in World Cup; one silver, eight bronze medals in Asian Games; seven silver, 18 bronze medals in Asian Championships; four silver, six bronze medals 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, Kuldeep Handoo has trained thousands of boys and girls of different educational institutes throughout the country in Wushu.
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