The proceeds of the e-auction, which was held between September and October in 2021, went to 'Namami Gange Programme'.
Olympics was introduced in 1896, while the first edition of the Commonwealth Games was launched in 1930.
However, the fact also remains that only 4 crore was actually spent as rewards for medal winners.
The organising committee said on Tuesday that the Games had cost ¥1.42 trillion.
The IOC Session 2023 will only be the second time that the event will be hosted in India.
Among these 128 individuals, there are a total of 9 sportspeople from different fields that have been honored with the prestigious award.
Subedar Neeraj Chopra belongs to 4 Rajputana Rifles; he became the only athlete to strike a gold medal for India at the Tokyo Olympic Games last year
Indian athletes achieved remarkable feats in Tokyo 2021, finishing with its best-ever performance.
Avani Lekhara, who was recognized as one of India's Paralympic athletes of the year in the ceremony, also won another prestigious award earlier in the day.
Neeraj Chopra's popularity grew manifolds ever since his javelin flew the 87.58 m distance- the number which will be hallowed in Indian sporting history.
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