Dr Kiran Bedi is
the first woman in India to have joined the officer
ranks of Indian Police Service. She served in it for 35
years and moved up to the highest rank, as Director
General, Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D),
Government of India.
Dr Bedi served as Police Advisor to the Secretary
General in United Nations, in the Department of Peace
Keeping Operations in New York.
She is recipient of The Ramon Magsaysay Award, also
called Asia's Nobel Peace Award for bringing about a
positive relationship between Police and the People.
Dr Bedi is a Law graduate, Masters, and a PhD Scholar
from IIT Delhi, with post doctoral Nehru Fellowship. She
is an author of several books such as “I Dare”, “It's
Always Possible”, “Creating Leadership and more...”
Dr Bedi has been voted as the most admired and trusted
woman in India by Readers Digest, The Week Magazine, and
others over the years. She has a biopic on her life
called, Yes Madam Sir, made by an Australian film maker.
She is running two NGOs, NAVJYOTI and India Vision
Foundation which reach out to marginalised sections of
society in education, skills development, in urban and
rural areas, including prisons.
She is an academic and is a visiting faculty with Iclif,
a Leadership Training Institute in Malaysia. As of now
she has around 10 million followers on social networks.
Her Twitter handle is @thekiranbedi
the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry on
29th May, 2016.