PV Sindhu is now a Deputy Collector !!!
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Amaravathi sources have stated that Ace shuttler PV Sindhu assumed office as a Deputy Collector in Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday. The Olympics silver medallist took charge in the state secretariat at Gollapudi here. Meanwhile, when accompanied by her parents, she reached the office of Chief Commissioner of Land Administration (CCLA) and assumed the charge.
Moreover, she reported to CCLA Chief Commissioner Anil Chandra Punetha and later signed the relevant documents to formally join the service. According to sources Special Chief Secretary (Revenue) Manmohan Singh said in the order that "She will be under probation for a three year period and undergoing service training". Last month, Sindhu was appointed as Group-I officer by the state government.
Earlier Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu had handed over the appointment letter to her on July 29. The state government had asked Sindhu to join duty as the Deputy Collector within 30 days. Although Telangana had also offered her a job, Sindhu accepted the offer of Andhra Pradesh, the native state of her parents.