The dna website reports that Malaysian Tan Kim Her has been taken on board until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
BAI vice-president TPS Puri confirmed Tan's appointment.
"Tan Kim is a respected name in world badminton, especially in doubles discipline. He has been the chief doubles coach of England, South Korean and Malaysian teams.
“BAI believes he is the best person to take the Indian badminton in doubles event forward. He has been offered contract for five years, which means it will run till the 2020 Tokyo Games," said Puri
"His salary has been agreed upon somewhere between $7,500 and $8,000 per month," he added.