He played a key role in India’s golden reign in hockey from 1928 onwards.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the mission in his Independence Day address.
India also won their first-ever Asian Games bronze medal in table tennis.
Chopra had won the Commonwealth Games gold medal in javelin earlier this year.
The ambitious national health protection mission will be rolled out on 25 September.
Saina Nehwal won India’s first badminton bronze medal in 36 years.
India’s Heena Sidhu won a bronze medal in shooting.
She put up a brilliant fight before losing to her Chinese opponent who is ranked world no. 34.
The Madhubani railway station in north Bihar was recently decorated using this art form.
She became the first Indian woman shooter to win an Asian Games individual gold medal.