The Andhra Pradesh state government, on Thursday, issued orders to allot two acres of land in Visakhapatnam to the world champion P.V. Sindhu to set up a badminton academy and sports school.
This is a fulfilment of the promise made by chief minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy when he felicitated Sindhu on becoming World champion two years ago.
Sindhu thanked him for the “wonderful gesture” and promised to live up to the expectations by building a world class academy.
This will be the first full-fledged badminton academy in the port city. Sindhu also plans to set up a Sports School to ensure the trainees get quality education.
The proposed academy will be located near the Visakhapatnam Institute of Medical Sciences at Chinagadili Village (Vizag Rural) and the order clearly suggests that the allotment is subject to…