Preeth Ganapathy resigns from IPS and opts for IRS
Preeth Ganapathy (seen breaking the pot in the picture), the first woman IPS officer from Kodagu, who successfully completed her training at the National Police Academy in Hyderabad, has resigned from the IPS and opted to join the Indian Revenue Service (IRS).
According to family sources, Preeth decided to opt for the IRS as this would enable her to work in Karnataka and stay close to her family. Preeth had to work in northern India, if she had continued in the IPS because she was allotted the Uttar Pradesh cadre.
Following her decision to join the IRS, Preeth will have to undergo one more year of training at Nagpur.
Preeth had secured the first rank in computer science and engineering examination conducted by the Vishveshvaraya Technological University (VTU) in Karnataka. Preeth completed her Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science at R.V College of Engineering in the year 2008.
Preeth is the daughter of Mookonda K Ganapathy and Gowri Ganapathy who hail from Bilugunda Village of Ammathy in Kodagu.
M.K. Ganapathy had retired as a superintendent of police in Bangalore.