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AP announces Rs 3 cr cash award, Group I cadre job for Sindhu

V Rishi Kumar Hyderabad | Updated on January 17, 2018

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The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet today decided to felicitate the Olympic badminton star PV Sindhu with Rs 3 crore reward in cash, a 1,000 sq yard site in the new capital city of Amaravati and a Group I cadre job in the State.

The State Cabinet, which met today chaired by the Chief Minister, N Chandrababu Naidu, while lauding the great effort of Sindhu and her contribution to sports, has decided to award the Olympic Silver medallist.

The Cabinet also approved a Rs 50 lakh cash reward to Pullela Gopichand, the former badminton star and coach of Sindhu. In addition, it has decided to allot land if Gopichand desires to set up a badminton academy in AP on the lines of one in Hyderabad.

Published on August 20, 2016

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