Sachin Tendulkar Awards
In May 2008 Sachin received the Padma Vibhushan from President of India Pratibha Patil. This was the first time that any cricketer has received this honor. Many other esteemed personalities like Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari were present at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
MCA’s Silver Bat
In 2001, when the master blaster scored 10,000 runs in ODI, the Mumbai Cricket Association presented a 10kg silver bat to him.
Maharashtra Bhushan Award
On April 24, 2001, Sachin got a birthday present in the form of the Maharashtra Bhushan Award by the Cultural and Affairs Minister Ramkrishna More. He got a cash prize of Rs 5 Lakhs.
In 1999, Sachin Tendulkar got the civil honour by the Indian Government in recognition of distinguished contribution to Indian cricket. The then President of India, Shri K.R. Narayanan in a very special function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan awarded the master blaster.
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
In 1998, the highest sports award i.e. the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna was awarded to Sachin Tendullkar. This award consisted of a scroll of honour, a plaque and a cash sum of Rs 1 lakh.
In 1994, Sachin got the prestigious Arjuna award for his outstanding performance in cricket. This award consisted of a cash prize of Rs 50,000, a bronze statuette of Arjuna and a scroll.