Ace badminton player PV Sindhu has accepted the job which had been offered to her by the Andhra government. Andhra Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu had offered Sindhu a group-I officer job under Andhra government. The offer for the job had been made to her as a gesture of honouring the badminton star after she won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics the previous year. Andhra and Telangana government had felicitated Sindhu and provided Rs 3 crore and Rs 5 crore cash price respectively after the tremendous performance.
A Mumbai Mirror report confirmed a statement made by Sindhu’s mother on her daughter’s willingness to accept the offer. Currently, PV Sindhu is working in Bharat Petroleum Corporation as a deputy manager in the central public sector. Badminton player PV Sindhu had won two bronze medal in the past at the World Championships and she became the first Indian shuttler in the history of India to win a Silver at the Rio Olympics after bowing out to Carolina Marin in the final.
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Sindhu was felicitated by different states as well as the Centre for making India proud in the Olympics. The job offer was made to her at the felicitation ceremony by AP Chief Minister. Besides the cash price and a group-1 officer job, she was also given a 1,000 sq yard residential plot in Amravati.
According to sources under special considerations, PV Sindhu may get an IAS promotion in five to six years too.
On her felicitation ceremony Naidu time and again referred to Sindhu as “mana ammai” which means our daughter. Sindhu was born in Hyderabad, which is now capital of Telangana.