Paralympic star Deepa Malik has been announced as the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister's Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has honoured Paralympic field athlete Deepa Malik in celebration of International Women’s Day.
Deepa Malik has been given a cash reward of Rs Four Crore (£488,000/$600,000/€541,000) by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi after becoming the country’s first-ever female Paralympic medallist with a silver in the shot put F53 at Rio 2016.
The Indian Government has announced that cash rewards will be given to the country's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games medal winners.
World Championship silver medallist believes Government scheme could boost India's chances of Paralympic success
World Championship silver medallist Amit Saroha has claimed India can secure an increased haul of medals at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as a result of the Government’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).