Spoorti Bhat Is First Kannadiga Woman Officer Of BSF
Some people believe in giving back to society as much as they take from it. One such woman is Spoorti Bhat who quit her high-paying job to become the first Kannadiga woman to rise to the rank of assistant commandant in the Border Security Force (BSF).
Know more about this gutsy woman:
- Spoorti hails from from Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district.
- She completed her engineering in Electricals and Electronics from the BMS College in Bengaluru. And then worked in a private firm in Bengaluru for two years.
- It was her desire to serve in the army which compelled her to appear for the UPSC exams. She also cleared the engineering exams for railways and got selected for it too.
- Not satisfied with this, she decided to take the Central Armed Police Forces exam. There were two choices:- Central Industrial Security Force or Border Security Force. She chose the latter.
- She believes that people should never undermine the pivotal role that women can play in serving the country.
- Spoorti is succeeding Tanushree Pareek of Rajasthan, the first woman combat officer to be inducted into the force.