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Nina Singh

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 Context: Nina Singh, a 1989 batch IPS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, has made history as the first woman to head the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), responsible for securing Delhi Metro and airports nationwide.

Originally from Bihar, Singh, who served as a special DG with the CISF since 2021, has an impressive career. She was the first woman to hold the top police post in Rajasthan, played a key role in developing an outreach program for the State Women’s Commission, collaborated with Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, and worked on projects to enhance police accessibility. Singh, associated with high-profile cases, received the ‘Ati Utkrisht Seva Medal’ for professional excellence in 2020.

 Ethical Values: She reflects ethical values such as pioneering leadership as the first woman to hold top police posts, dedication to public service through outreach programs, commitment to accessibility in policing, and handling high-profile cases with integrity.