Transfer of 38 IPS officers including IGPs, DIGs and SPs has been recently announced by Rajasthan Government. Accordingly, on Monday, July 8, IPS officer Vineeta Thakur has been appointed as new and also first women Inspector General (I.G) of Udaipur division. While the current I.G Praful Kumar has been transferred to Jodhpur, as Commissioner of Jodhpur, following the orders of Department of Personnel (DOP).
Upon joining her seat she stated that her chief aim will be to work for protection of women and weaker segments of society. She further stated that, observing the increasing cases of online theft and cyber crimes there is a dire need to provide special training to police officials to curb them. She also added that Udaipur being the tourist destination, hence special focus will be given to protect visitors and eliminate tourists’ related crimes.