IPS Swati Lakra who manages women’s safety wing in Telangana state was trending on Twitter yesterday. IPS Swati Lakra recently got promoted by the Telangana government and took the responsibility for the Additional Director General of Police.
Telangana government decided to promote IPS Swati Lakra after the excellent work she has done for women safety like rape and domestic violence and this is the reason why she was trending as people were congratulating her.
Read ahead to know more about IPS Swati Lakra
Swati Lakra became IPS in 1995, she did her schooling from Loreto Convent Ranchi and later studied political science in Lady Sriram College of Delhi University. Swati’s father is a civil engineer in South Eastern Railway. In her early childhood, Swati wanted to become a doctor but later civil services attracted her. She is not only a good officer but a wife and mother of two kids.
Swati stayed in Delhi and prepared for the civil services exam and managed to clear it. She got much popularity when she took the responsibility for Telangana’s women safety wing where she created teams to keep women safe.
The team created by Swati Lakra is mainly active in Hyderabad’s busy areas. Issues related to rape, domestic violence, flirting, child labour, sexual harassment, and more are handled by these groups. They have done a brilliant job and are quite active.
Take a look at the promotion given to IPS Swati Lakra:
Promoted to the rank of Addl DGP. Thank you all for your support.
Will continue to strive hard to ensure safety and security to all.🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/44C8MjmgIY
— Swati Lakra IPS (@IGWomenSafety) June 18, 2020