Why Bureaucrats Hesitate to Act | Roopa D Moudgil IPS | TEDxDSCEWomen

Ms D Roopa is an IPS officer of year 2000 batch. She is the first Kannadiga woman IPS officer in Karnataka. Having secured all India rank of 43 in Civil service examination, IPS was her natural choice after her long association with the khaki as NCC cadet.
Known to take on bigwigs in power, she gets candid, in this talk, on the challenges faced by bureaucrats in general, with specific instances from her journey till date. She reasons out the illogical fear confounding the bureaucrats which restricts them from acting fearlessly against the mighty and powerful. “No Country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of it’s citizens”.
– Michelle Obama.
TEDxDSCEWomen is proud to introduce its first speaker Mrs. Divakar Roopa Moudgil – IPS.
Mrs. Roopa is the first kannadiga woman IPS officer in the history of Karnataka.
Having secured 43rd rank in UPSC CSE, she had an option to opt for IAS, but she refused as she always aspired to be an IPS officer since her NCC cadet days.
She proved that one need not fear about the corrupted system and its loop holes if he or she is right in what they are doing.
Known for her scintillating beauty, wit, sincerity, and courageous news;
She was serving as the DIGP and Commissioner For Traffic and Road Safety.
Mrs. D Roopa IPS is currently serving as the Inspector General of Police & Additional Commandant General, Home Guards & Ex-Officio Additional Director, Civil Defence, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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