Bhubaneswar:  Odisha’s pride ace sprinter and Olympian Dutee Chand achieved a new milestone, as she will be conferred with Chhattisgarh Virni Award for 2020-21, informed officials of Chattisgarh government through a press release.

The Chhattisgarh Birni Award is accorded to the best Indian women who excel in sports and other fields, read the press release.

Dutee will be awarded the prestigious title for her remarkable contribution in the field of sports and will receive it virtually on April 14.

Notably, she has proved her excellence in achieving national record by covering 100 meter track in 11.22 seconds and has also bagged gold medal in University Games, 2019 becoming a token of pride for Odisha.