This is the second consecutive year Prakash, who is set to compete in his second Olympics in Tokyo, has been recommended for the Arjuna.
For Arjuna Award, the Board will send the names of senior batsman Shikhar Dhawan, who was ignored last year, K L Rahul and pacer Jasprit Bumrah.
One of independent India's biggest sporting icons was a tormented man but refused to let that come in the way of accomplishments which were unheard of in his era.
This year a whopping 74 winners were picked for the national honours. Of these, 60 attended the virtual ceremony conducted across 11 Sports Authority of India centres in various cities.
The Sports Ministry decided against bestowing the Arjuna on Sakshi and weightlifter Mirabai as the two have already been conferred with the Khel Ratna Award.
The Sports Ministry decided against bestowing the Arjuna Award on former Khel Ratna winners Sakshi Malik and Mirabai Chanu.
Chanu's chances of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics has been sabotaged due the IWF's callous handling of the doping charges.
The BAI had issued a show-cause notice to Prannoy on Friday for his outburst and given him 15 days to respond.
Prannoy had launched a scathing attack on the BAI after the federation's list of recommendations went public.
'I’m not getting much support from the state association because I don’t play for Kerala. If there is nobody to support you, the job becomes easy for the people who are looking to sideline you,' says Prannoy.