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BPCL announces Rs 75 lakh cash award, promotion for P V Sindhu

Shuttler, who is currently assistant manager (sports) at company's Hyderabad office, will be promoted to deputy manager

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sindhu loses valiantly in Rio final, wins silver

State-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) on Saturday announced a of Rs 75 lakh and for P V Sindhu, the country's first-ever woman silver medallist in the

Sindhu has been working with since 2013 and is currently Assistant Manager (Sports) at its office.

Announcing a of Rs 75 lakh for her fleet, Chairman and Managing Director S Varadarajan said Sindhu would be promoted to deputy manager.

"Pusarla V Sindhu, a sports person and ace shuttler of India has scripted a new chapter in Indian sporting history by being India's first woman to win a silver medal in the Olympics with a stunning display of talent, grit and grace," the company stated.

Sindhu, who hails from Hyderabad, has been associated with BPCL ever since she was 14 years old and joined the company in July 2013.

First Published: Sat, August 20 2016. 17:04 IST