Amaravati: Ace shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu was on Thursday selected deputy collector, a Group-1 service post, in the AP government. CM N. Chandrababu Naidu personally handed over the Government Order to Sindhu in the Secretariat in Amaravati, designating her to the post.

Sindhu’s arrangement was cleared after the endorsement of the state Assembly accumulated in the new capital city to clear the GST Bill.

Chandrababu Naidu had guaranteed a Group-I post to Sindhu when she won the silver medal in Olympics. As needs are, she was selected the deputy collector. The state government has issued arranges in such manner, specifying that PV Sindhu is named the deputy collector, requesting that her report to the concerned commissioner inside 30 days.

The shuttler reacted by saying her emphasis would stay on Badminton and she would strive to satisfy the desires of people of India.

The 21-year-old shuttler has been working with Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) since 2013 and is as of now an assistant manager (sports) at its Hyderabad office.

She likewise turned into the fifth Indian woman to secure a medal in Olympics history after Karnam Malleswari, Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and Sakshi Malik.

The 22-year-old shuttler lives in Hyderabad and gets training at the Pullela Gopichand Academy. Naidu’s government offered a 10-acre plot in Amaravati for Pullela to set up a badminton academy.

Sindhu additionally got a 1,000 square-yard plot in the up market Shaikpet zone here and a cash reward of Rs 5 crore from the Telangana government.