Seven track and field Athletes were also included in the TOPS developmental group after a meeting of the Mission Olympics Cell on November 26.
The 24-year-old Dutee, silver medallist in both 100m and 200m in the 2018 Asian Games, was on Friday selected for the honour along with 26 others.
Like Arjuna was fixated on the revolving eye of the fish, the fastest woman of India is focused on the next Olympics.
It added that the OMC has provided Rs 29 lakh to Dutee for her training and financial incentives.
She said she took the decision to arrange funds for her training. But later, Dutee deleted the post from her Facebook page where she had posted a picture of her with the blue BMW.
The 24-year-old Dutee, considered the fastest Indian woman right now, has asked those in same-sex relationships to be courageous and stand firm.
While entering Kalinga Stadium, opened after Ministry of Home Affairs permitted the same, Dutee was soaking in the feel of the stadium in her homecoming of sorts.
According to her, Dutee was working with a team comprising 10 members from last October.
Cancellation of all sports events in the country until April 15 has cast a shadow over the Olympic qualifying chances for several athletes.
The 24-year-old sprinter from Odisha had to get past a ban from World Athletic due to her high levels of testosterone, which she successfully challenged at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
The 24-year-old sprinter, representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), raced ahead to take a massive lead within no time.
Wrestler Vinesh Phogat and para-badminton player Manasi Joshi are the other nominees for the award, the winner of which will be announced on March 8.
Dutee had clocked a timing of 11.32 seconds in her 100m event.
She crossed the finishing line in 23.20 seconds, behind Bahrain's Edidiong Odiong who clinched the gold in 22.96.
Hima, the silver medallist in the women's 400m, lined up for the semifinal heat number two but had to make a premature exit due to a false start.