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Who is Nina Singh? The First Woman Officer In Rajasthan To Get DG Rank

Nina Singh
Who is Nina Singh: IPS officer Nina Singh has become the first woman officer in Rajasthan to earn director general (civil rights and anti-human trafficking). She is a 1989-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who was posted as ADG (Training) in Rajasthan Police.

Here are more things to know about her:

  • Last year in October, she became the first ADG-level officer from Rajasthan to receive the Ati Utkrisht Seva Medal (AUSM) by the Ministry of Home Affairs for professional excellence.
  • She has worked as Joint Director in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), New Delhi. During her stint, she supervised several high-profile cases pertaining to anti-corruption, economic offences, bank frauds and sports integrity. She had been part of probe of important cases including the PNB scam and Nirav Modi.
  • She was also the member-secretary of Rajasthan State Commission for Women and worked towards the cause of protecting the rights and interests of women, as per a report.
  • She has been actively involved in the police reform initiatives of Rajasthan.
  • She has also also co-authored research papers with Noble prize winners in Economics, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo.
  • The study had concluded that providing incentives in addition to reliable services and education gave more desired results than providing services and education alone.
  • She is originally from Bihar, Patna
  • She has an M.P.A degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.

Charu Sinha

Last year, Charu Sinha, a female IPS officer, was appointed as the head of Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) Srinagar sector. A Telangana-cadre officer of the 1996 batch, Sinha was made in charge of operations involved in the Srinagar sector. She was praised for successfully conducting several anti-Naxal operations in the state.  Read more about her


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