Former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar gave Rs 1 lakh to Tejaswini Sawant from his own pocket in 2005, five years before she became the first Indian woman shooter to win a gold medal at the World Championships.
India jointly topped the standings with Hungary with three gold medals, but managed to secure only one Olympic quota.
Saurabh Chaudhary won a gold medal in men's 10m Air Pistol event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup on Sunday.
ISSF World Cup 2019: Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela won gold in women's 10m Air Rifle event.
Punjab led the charts with three gold, three silver and four bronze medals.
Dhanush Srikant topped the qualification round with 629.7 points.
Raninder Singh is also the president of the National Rifle Association of India.
Abhinav Bindra remains the only gold medallist for India in the Olympics till date.
Esha Singh, who is the daughter of a national level rally driver, won medals in the youth, junior and senior categories.
Saurabh Chaudhary combined with compatriots Arjun Singh Cheema and Anmol Jain to log a total of 1731 to clinch gold in the team event.
Saurabh Chaudhary is also an Asian Games and Junior ISSF World Championship gold medallist.
The 16-year-old Manu Bhaker shot 236.5 to finish on top of the podium in the women's 10m air pistol event.
Shamakov prevailed over India's Shahu Mane and Serbia's Aleksa Mitrovic in the 10m boys' air rifle event
Anish Bhanwala failed to qualify for the finals, finishing ninth overall with a score of 576.
Rahi Sarnobat posted a gold on the medal tally after a tense double shoot-off in the 25-Metre Pistol final.
Rahi Sarnobat won gold in women's 25 metre pistol event at the 2018 Asian Games.
The 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 240.7 to claim the top honours at the JSC - Shooting Range.
Shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar won the bronze medal, finishing with a total of 429.9 points.