The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports had earlier decided to extend the last date of submission of application for the upcoming National Sports Awards 2021.
The season will be kickstarted with the Senior Ranking Tournaments followed by events of the other age categories.
BAI had organised two All India senior ranking tournaments in Bangalore and Hyderabad to allow the domestic players a chance to make it to the Asian Games squad.
The men's team will be led by World No.7 Kidambi Srikanth and World No.13 H.S Prannoy, while the women's team will be spearheaded by World No.3 PV Sindhu and World No.10 Saina Nehwal.
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma was unanimously nominated as the interim president of BAI on April 23 last after the sudden demise of former president Akhilesh Das Gupta.