Kadam, a 2018 Asian Para Games bronze medallist, took to twitter to express his disappointment to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on the Mission Olympic Cell's decision.
Punia, who qualified for the Tokyo Games in the men's freestyle 65kg category, has been training at Cliff Kean Wrestling Club in Michigan since 4 December.
TOPS core list of track and field athletes includes discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018
Arpinder Singh's name was excluded from the TOPS core group after a performance review by the Mission Olympic Cell on Thursday. However, discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018, is still a part of the core group, raising questions about the review process.
Arpinder Singh on TOPS list exclusion: 'How can I prove myself when there have been no events since March?'
Jakarta Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh questions move to drop him from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme list in a year where there has been scant competitions.
Mission Olympic Cell is a body set up by the Sports Authority of India to select athletes who are to get assistance under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme.
The support will be extended through a group/systems approach and a monthly out of pocket allowance of Rs 25,000 will be given to every TOPS athlete.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mission Olympic Cell clears Rs 1.3 crore for athletes' training across seven disciplines
In athletics, equipment requirements of javelin throwers Rohit Yadav and Shivpal Singh were approved. MOC also cleared the requirements of shooters Miraj Ahmed Khan and Chinki Yadav.
Four archers included in TOPS scheme for 2020 Tokyo Olympics; financial proposals worth Rs 34 lakh cleared
As many as four archers have been included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell.
Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar, Tejaswini Sawant among athletes to get financial boost ahead of Jakarta event
Rs 4.95 lakh has been sanctioned to Sushil Kumar for a two-week training programme in Georgia ahead of the Asian Games along with one support staff and two sparring partners.