Indian para-athletes returned from Tokyo on the back of a sensational campaign that saw them win an unparalleled 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.
Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Mukundakum Sharma has been picked as the chairperson of the committee, which also includes decorated former shooter Anjali Bhagwat among others.
Jhajharia came to know about his father's illness while he was training at Sports Authority of India Centre in Gandhinagar last year.
Aimed for gold but in sports, there are ups and downs: Devendra Jhajharia after winning silver in Tokyo Paralympics
Devendra Jhajharia, who won gold in Athens 2004 and Rio 2016, clinched silver in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics.
Neeraj Chopra hailed Devendra Jhajharia after the javelin thrower won a silver medal in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics.
40-year-old Devendra Jhajharia, already India's greatest Paralympian after winning gold medals in the 2004 and 2016 Games, pulled off a new personal best throw of 64.35m for the silver.
Devendra Jhajhariya was among the 5 javelin throwers in a 12-member contingent that left for Tokyo from New Delhi's IGI Airport.
Jhajaria said he has passed the stage where he feels the pressure of expectations.
Was told to leave sports and focus on studies, took it as a challenge: Devendra Jhajharia tells PM Modi
As many as 54 para-athletes from across nine sports disciplines will be heading to Tokyo to represent the nation in the upcoming Paralympics.
Only a few hockey players had won three gold medals in Olympics so far.
With that effort, he not only sealed a spot for the Tokyo Paralympics but also bettered his own world record of 63.97m, set at the Rio Games in 2016.
The 31-year-old Sardar Singh from Sirsa district of Haryana was included in the 18-men FIH All-Star team in 2010 and 2011.