Inspiring Indian women IPS officers – Gone are the times when our patriarchal society used to set limitations for women. Gone are the times when women didn’t know that they are the epitome of courage and power. There is no field left untouched where women haven’t proved their diligence and capability to turn heads down as a matter of respect for them.
Being called a woman IPS officer is one such feeling that sounds so much dominant and indestructible. For women to reach that position is the fruit of uphill battles for women empowerment. Here we bring you stories of our Indian women who proved that women can achieve anything they set their eyes on. Their never-say-die fierce and unbeatable attitude let them take on every challenge that comes their way.
Inspiring Indian women IPS officers – Motivational Indian women achievers
India had many supreme male IPS officers until the lioness with the soul of courage and patriotism Kiran Bedi broke this norm by becoming the First woman to join the Indian Police Service in 1972. She served the nation for 35 long years and then took her autonomous retirement in 2007 as the Director General of Bureau of Police Research and Development. She marked her journey as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) in Chanakyapuri, Delhi and won President’s Police Medal in 1979. Not only this, she as – Deputy Commissioner of Police of North Delhi launched a campaign against drug abuse in Delhi and also founded- India Vision Foundation and Navjyoti Delhi Police Foundation. Everyone is always astounded to know that she was recognized as Junior Tennis Champion 1996 and won several titles at various national championships. Tales and sagas of her honesty, vigorous vision and willpower to uplift the Indian society will reminisce till eternity. She has been acknowledged for lowering the crimes rates in every area which was under her authority.
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Motivational Indian women achievers – Most inspiring Indian women
On December 25, 1960, the Indian land was blessed with R. SREELEKHA. She is a gallantry officer deputed in the Indian Police Service marking her name in the golden pages of history by becoming the first lady officer of the IPS from state of Kerala in 1987. Her service included 33 years of dedicated work for the country. Her name was so much daunting for all the corrupt people, that she was given a nickname “Raid Sreelekha” for being part of CBI raid teams. After her tenure, she became state’s first woman – Director General of Police in 2017. Some of the numerous awards she has been honored with include-
- a) In 2006 with President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Overseas Award for Public Service.
- b) In 2013- President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service
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Inspiring Indian women IPS officers – women achievers of India
When you have that never-ending chase in your mind for achieving your ambition, no power in this world can dissuade you from doing that. The IPS Officer Roopa Moudgil, also known as D. Roopa, has proved the same. She is currently serving as the Inspector General of Police in Bangalore, Karnataka and is a recipient of – “President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2016”. The pioneer lady secured AIR 43 IN UPSC exams in 2000 and went to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad. Roopa made the notion of women empowerment shine even brighter and higher by becoming – The first lady officer in the nation to head the Cyber- Crime Police Station in 2013.
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