IPS officer D Roopa, who was the primary lady house secretary of Karnataka and who can be well-known for her tweets, on Thursday was transferred because the managing director of Karnataka State Handicrafts Growth Company. On Friday, she took the brand new cost. The switch comes amid her public spat with one other IPS officer Hemant Nimbalkar who has additionally been transferred. Nimbalkar was the extra commissioner (administration) in Bengaluru earlier than being transferred to the interior safety division.
The 2 IPS officer locked horns after D Roopa accused Nimbaklar of irregularities within the tender means of Rs 619 crore Bengaluru secure Metropolis undertaking underneath the Nirbhaya scheme. Nimbaklar, alternatively, accused D Roopa of interfering with the tender course of with out jurisdiction.
After the switch, D Roopa on Thursday took to Twitter and mentioned that the switch will put her on an equal footing with Nimbalkar, however the publish doesn’t matter to her. “I’ve been transferred greater than double the occasions than the variety of years of my profession. Whistleblowing and agency motion is rift with dangers and I do know that. I proceed to do my job uncompromisingly, this publish of that publish, doesn’t matter (sic),” she tweeted.
“What issues is public curiosity have to be upheld and the corrupt have to be punished. If my shift paves the way in which for motion on the corrupt, I welcome it,” she tweeted.