Sarah Rizvi, IPS Posted As DIG J&K Police

Srinagar- The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday posted an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer from Gujarat as the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) of police.

Sarah Rizvi, a 2008 batch IPS officer was posted as DIG (Administration), at the Police Headquarters, J&K in an order issued by the Home Department.

In August this year, the central government approved inter-cadre deputation of Sarah from Gujarat cadre to AGMUT cadre for a period of three years.

She was given inter-cadre deputation from Gujarat cadre to the UT of Jammu & Kashmir earlier this month.

“In the interest of administration, Sarah Rizvi, IPS (RR: 2008), awaiting orders of posting, is hereby posted as Deputy Inspector General of Police (Administration), Police Headquarters, J&K, against an available vacancy, with immediate effect,” reads an order issued by Raj Kumar Goyal, Finance Commissioner/Additional Chief Secretary, J&K government.

Born and brought up in Mumbai, Sarah completed her bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mithibai Motiram Kundnani (MMK) College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. She cleared Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exams in her third attempt in year 2008.

After receiving her training for the IPS from Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, Sarah’s first posting was in Jamnagar district of Gujarat. She remained on probation of six months in Jamnagar before transferred to Gondal, Rajkot as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)

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