Though SAI extended the national camp to March 31 recently, surprisingly, the name of the thrower was missing from the list.
The 24-year-old is confident that the mark is around the corner and certain tweaks in his technique will help him achieve his goal.
Chennai Super Kings also presented a special jersey with the number 8758, highlighting his gold medal-winning effort of 87.58m, as a mark of respect to Chopra.
The decision to switch to javelin throw paid rich dividends as the 26-year-old from Puri won the men's final in the 3rd National Open Javelin Throw Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
The Olympic record stands at 90.57m set by Andreas Thorkildsen in Beijing 2008 and Neeraj said it would be great to add one more feather to his cap.
Sumit Antil, on Monday, bettered the previous world record of 62.88m, five times to win a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
Sumit even competed against Neeraj Chopra and co at the Indian Grand Prix 3 in March.
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.
Both Randeep Hooda and Neeraj Chopra hail from Haryana.
The 23-year-old created history on Saturday as he became the first from the country to win a gold in track and field in the Olympics.
History was created last week when young Neeraj Chopra won the first Indian gold medal in athletics.
The 23-year-old son of a farmer from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana produced a second-round throw of 87.58m in the finals to end India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal.
23-Year-old javelin thrower creates history with India's first gold medal in athletics and becomes second individual gold medallist after Abhinav Bindra.
Neeraj Chopra, on Saturday, August 7, 2021 by winning gold medal in men's javelin throw final became the first Indian to win a medal in track and field at the Olympics.
The IPL team will also be creating a special jersey with the number 8758 as a mark of respect to Neeraj Chopra.