After Andhra Pradesh legislature passed a bill amending the State Public Services Act to appoint Olympics badminton silver medallist P V Sindhu as a Group-1 officer in the government, Andhra Pradesh State Public Service Commission gave nod for Sindhu’s appointment.
After winning the silver medal in Olympic, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu announced a cash reward of Rs 3 crore, a residential plot in Amaravati and Group-I officer’s job to Sindhu. Although Sindhu was born in Telangana.
Naidu also wants Sindhu to be AP’s sports ambassador. Telangana too offered her a job, Sindhu accepted the offer of Andhra Pradesh.