Manoj's condition arose out of wrongful medical treatment at the age of one. He hails from a modest background and has two siblings. He suffers from a PPRP Lower Limb condition.
Manoj has won numerous accolades in the International circuit including a Men's Singles Silver at the Thailand Para-Badminton International 2017, A Gold at the Uganda Para-Badminton International 2017, a silver at the Irish Para-Badminton International 2016 and a Gold in the men's doubles event at the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships 2015.He also won a gold medal at the Turkish Para-badminton International Championship in May 2018.
He has also qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics and is a prime Medal Contender.