IPS officer is the most respectable job in our country. The responsibility to maintain law and order in the state lies with IPS officer. He is responsible for round the clock duty because he looks after peace and justice in the locality where he is appointed. He leads and commands the civil and armed force in all the states and union tertiaries.
These are the real heroes who save us from all types of outside threats. In India there is no dearth of success stories of these heroes. But here we can discuss only few hero’s success stories:
1. Manish Shanker Sharma
Current Post: Senior IPS officer and serving as Additional Director General of police
Education: Masters in International Affairs and Public Policy from the University of California specializing in international security & counter-terrorism
Achievements: He had a list of achievements during his career, some of his achievements are converted into medals and appreciation letters. These are:
• Mayoral Proclamation Naming a Day,
• US Congressional Recognition,
• United Nations Peace Medal,
• Simhastha Jyoti Medal,
• (1998) Awarded for services by the Federal Ministry of Interior of Bosnia and Herzegovina,
• (2000) the Consul General of Japan, and by
• (2003) the State Government of Madhya Pradesh for the successful conduct of elections
Experience: 25 years with the Government, served across 4 continents service.
2. R Sreelekha
Current Post- Director General of Police
Education- she had completed her schooling from Cotton Hill Girls School, bachelor’s degree in English, Thiruvananthapuram, Master degree from Kerala University Campus, She was awarded the prestigious Chevening Fellowship by the Government of United Kingdom.
Achievements: She was first lady Officer of the IPS from Kerala. She was also awarded many medals like Police Medal for Meritorious Services, President’s Medal for Distinguished Service. Sreelekha has penned and published 9 books till now.
Experience- she is serving the nation for 28 years.
3. Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat
Current Post– Commissioner of Police, Rachakonda, 1995 batch IPS office
Education: He had completed his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Osmania University,
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) Civil, Civil Engineering, from College of Engineering Pune,
Family background- He is from Maharashtra.
Achievements- Telangana IPS Officer who fought Human Trafficking for 13 Years Gets US State Department Honour award, titled “TIP Hero Award 2017” He is the third IPS officer to get the honor. Rachakonda police closed 25 brothels-five hotels and 20 residential apartments in less than a year and participated in one of the largest crackdowns on labor trafficking in the country, which led to the identification and removal of more than 350 children forced to work in brick kilns.
Experience- during his career he was first posted in Manipur for two years – as an assistant superintendent of police and then an additional SP. In 1999, he joined the Andhra Pradesh police. He was the SP of Adilabad from 2000 to 2004 when Naxalism was at its zenith, and this was one of the most affected areas. In 2004 he became the deputy commissioner of police, Hyderabad.
4. Asra Garg
Current Post- Superintendent of Police Tirunelveli
Education- He holds a degree in electrical engineering.
Family Background- He is a native of Patiala in Punjab
Achievements- He is the Man Who Is behind Restoring people’s Faith in the System. Around a decade ago, in the rural areas around Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, there existed a culture of threat and harassment from moneylenders who would lend money and then charge exorbitant interest rates i.e. 15% on money borrowed for 15 days. The people who borrowed from them had no assets to show; hence, local banks were hesitant to extend loans to them. They had no choice except to borrow from these moneylenders, which the latter took advantage of. Asra Garg entered the scene and started hunting down these moneylenders. Today, such criminal activity is completely absent in the area. Garg was proactive and successful in chasing down several criminals involved in murder cases and rowdyism in places such as Tirunelveli and Madurai.
5. Roopa Moudgil
Current Post- presently serving as Inspector General of Police
Education- she is graduated from AVK College, she prepared for Civil Services Examination and cracked UPSC CSE in her very first attempt
Family background- she is born and brought up in Davangere, Karnataka. Her parents both are Government servants, her sister named Rohini, who is an Income Tax Commissioner.
Achievements- When she was a Superintendent of police initially, she arrested Uma Bharati, the CM of Madhya Pradesh, at Alnavar following court orders for a 10-year-old rioting case. She was the first Superintendent of Police of the newest and 30th district of Karnataka. Roopa, a sharpshooter, has already won the prestigious President’s Medal in 2016
Experience– During her 18-year career she got 41 transfers
6. Dr. Sanjukta Parashar
Current Post- IPS officer
Education- She had done M.phil and Ph.D. (us foreign policy)
Family background- Both her parents are working father- irrigation department, Assam, and mother under Assam health service department.
Achievements- She was the first women IPS officer from Assam, She is called as Nightmare for Militants in Assam, Sanjukta Parashar’s name is enough to fill terror in the hearts of Bodo militants of Assam. She has taken down 6 militants and arrested over 64 militants in just 15 months. Here are some amazing facts about this brave IPS officer.
The experience she is having 12 years’ experience for the serving nation.
7. Shivdeep Lande
Current Post: an IPS Officer of 2006 Batch
Education– He is a BE electrical engineer
Family background- He is born and bought up in Maharashtra, India
Achievements: He donates 60% of his salary to a social organization which arranges a marriage for poor girls and hostels for poor students, He arrested many criminals, ranging from fake cosmetic sellers to medicine mafia. Lande became a hero among young girls of the cities, as he took strict action against eve-teasers.
Experience- He has a marvelous experience of 12 years.
8. Arif Sheikh
Current Post- IPS officer of 2005 batch
Education– He is a BE in Electronics Engineer from Pune University
Achievements- He is first IPS officer to be honored with IACP award, Total 15 different awards were given in various categories including forensic sciences, prevention of terrorism, community policing, human rights awards, victim services awards and Reuter’s awards for excellence in criminal investigations et al.
Experience- His 13 years of experience in national service.
9. Ake Ravi Krishna
Current Post- deputy commissioner of police
Education- He got bachelor’s degree BSc in geology
Family Background- Ravikrishna was the first member of his family from a small village in Rajahmundry who got bachelor degree as well as selected as IPS officer. His parents ran a paan shop, which incurred heavy losses subsequently.
Achievements- This IPS Officer Adopted An Andhra Village & Inspired Over 1.5 Lakh People To Donate Their Eyes- To curtail social evils such as eve-teasing, domestic violence, gambling, and toddy-consumption, he organized various programmes also.
Experience- His first job was as a data entry operator at Canara Bank, Hyderabad, in 1998- In 2001, Ravikrishna joined Reserve Bank of India, Hyderabad, as a coin-note examiner, Doing well on the bank front, he was promoted as manager at RBI-Kolkata in 2005 after securing the second place in the all-India examination for Group-B officers. In his last attempt in 2006, he was ranked 117th in the country and second in the state. His first post as a civil servant was additional superintendent of police at Munagala police station in Nalgonda in 2008.
10. Shrestha Thakur
Current Post- Deputy Superintendent of Police
Education- MBA from Uttar Pradesh
Family Background*- information not available
Achievements- She is also known as “lady Singham”, None of the police chiefs in the history of independent India have stood up to their political masters. None have sacrificed their career and post-retirement avenues to uphold their professional ethos
Experience- information not available.