Srinagar born Wushu coach and the first Dronacharya Awardee from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Kuldeep Handoo is appointed as the Ambassador of Fit India movement. He won 11 gold medals in National and 6 in International stage, is the Wushu coach of Team India. Under his guidance Athletes have won two gold medals at the world championship and one at the World Cup. He also serves as Inspector of police in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Jammu and Kashmir Police medal award, for meritorious service
- The Parshuram Award, an honour of sports in the state of Himachal Pradesh
About Fit India movement:
Fit India movement was launched in August 2019, to encourage Indians to include fitness activities and sports in their daily lives to pave the way for a healthy and fit lifestyle.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Founder of FIT India: Suparno Satpathy.