In his message he said, "I am delighted to learn that Saina Nehwal has won the Championship. Saina is the first woman from India to win a Super Series Badminton Tournament and this is a milestone for Indian sports."
"Saina's achievement is a tribute to her talent, determination and hard work. It will inspire the women of the country to aim for higher goals in their chosen fields. I congratulate Saina on her extraordinary feat and wish her many more such successes in the future," he added.
In a gruelling three set match, sixth-seed Saina beat China's World No. 3 Wang Lin 12-21, 21-18, 21-19 to win the series.
Earlier, the Hyderabadi teen had turned things around in dramatic fashion, stunning former World No. 2 Lu Lan of China 25-23, 21-19 to storm into the final of the Indonesia Super Series, her maiden entry at this level.
Saina had beaten seventh-seed Lu 25-23, 21-19 to set up the title clash against Lin Wang on Sunday, Jun 21.