Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao handed over Rs 5 crore cheque Olympic silver medalist P.V. Sindhu for her achievement in Rio Olympics.
The star shuttler and her coach called on the Chief Minister on their return from Rio Olympics. They were accompanied by her parents.
Chief Minister also presented a cheque of Rs 5 crore to Sindhu, Rs 1 crore to her coach Pullela Gopichand, Rs 25 lakh cash award for Sindhu’s physiotherapist C. Kiran and Rs 25 lakh for shuttler K. Srikanth for his impressive performance in Rio Olympics.
KCR said, His govt will come out with a new sports policy to produce world class players. He praised Gopi’s academy saying 6 out of 50 players were from Gopi’s academy, His govt would extend financial assistance to the academy.