Kidambi Srikanth to become Andhra Pradesh deputy collector
Posted March 22, 2018 at 12:56
Star badminton player Kidambi Srikanth has been among the most celebrated sportsmen in recent times. Hailing from Guntur, the 25-year-old badminton player has taken everyone by surprise with his exceptional performance. He became the first India to win Super Series Premier Men’s title, after winning the Indonesia Super Series Title last year.
Recognizing his efforts, the Indian Government recently conferred him with Padma Shri award.
On June 28th, 2017, addressing the assembly, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu announced that Kidambi Srikanth will be given a Group-1 level post in sports quota. With respect to that above statement, the AP Government released a notification stating that Kidambi Srikanth has been nominated as Deputy Collector.
In the past, another star badminton player PV Sindhu has been nominated for Deputy Collector post. To his credit, Kidambi Srikanth won two gold medals at South Asian Games (2016 – Singles and Team), last year Indonesia Super Series Title (2017), Bronze in Asia Team Championships (2016) and bronze in Asian Junior Championships (2011). In 2011 CWG Youth Games he won Silver and Bronze, in Mixed Doubles and Boys respectively.