Smita Sabharwal is an uncorrupted Hyderabad based Bengali beauty, age 37 who has become the first lady IAS officer to be appointed to Chief Minister’s Office in TELANGANA.
A 2001 Cadre IAS officer, Smita completed her administrative training from Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. She was trained in Adilabad district in her probationary days.
Smita Sabharwal has served at a number of posts in her career. Some of them include Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, Visakhapatnam, and Joint Collector of Kurnool and Joint collector of Hyderabad.
Although, Smita’s most significant contribution to the society was when she took charge as District Collector, Karimnagar district.
SMITA SABHARWAL’S ACHIEVEMENTS
Smita has made some noteworthy contributions to the society that made a difference. Below are a few of them.
Fund Your City:
During her tenure as Municipal Commissioner, Warangal she started “Fund your City” scheme. Under this scheme, large number of public utilities such as Traffic Junctions, Foot-overbridges, Bus-stops, Parks were created with Public-Private partnership (PPP).
Amma Lalana and Praja Vaani:
In 2011 when Smita Sabharwal took charge as District Collector of Karimnagar district, Karimnagar Town underwent a face-lift in the form of wider roads, scientifically planned traffic junctions, Bus-stops, toilets and other public utilities. Karimnagar district was awarded the best district in PM’s 20 Point Programme for 2012-2013.
Voter Panduga (Voter Festival):
Smita Sabharwal was the District Collector of Medak during the 2014 General Elections. She brought up an innovative programme to increase voting percentage – “Voter Panduga” and conducted free and fair elections.
She is a youth icon and an inspiration to thousands of Civil Services Aspirants and many young champions who wants to serve the NATION.
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