Richa who stood 4th in ISC made Deputy Commissioner of South-East Div for 6 hrs
Kolkata: Commissioner of Police (CP), Kolkata, Rajesh Kumar felicitated Richa Singh who has secured 99.25% marks in the ISC Examination that was declared on Tuesday and stood fourth in the country. She is from GD Birla School, Ranikuthi. She is the daughter of Rajesh Kumar Singh, Additional Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Gariahat police station. The CP made Richa the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of South-East Division (SED) for a few hours.
On Tuesday, CP came to know about Richa's success and called up Rajesh. Later he told that Kolkata Police will felicitate her for her performance in the examination. Apart from the felicitation, the CP also instructed DC SED, Kalyan Mukhopadhyay to make Richa DC for a few hours.
As per the instruction on Wednesday morning, Richa was taken to Lalbazar where she was felicitated by the Commissioner of Police. Later, she went to meet Mukhopadhyay where Richa was given her charge as DC SED. Following the hand-over process, she went to inspect some police stations where all the personnel saluted her. Coincidentally, Gariahat police station comes under the jurisdiction of SED and thus Richa became her father's boss for six hours.
According to Rajesh, Richa did not study for long hours everyday. During school days, she used to study for three-four hours. But on her leave days, Richa studied for almost eight hours. During leisure time, she used to read books and listen to music. Richa stated that she had no private tutor. Rajesh and his wife used to help her along with Richa's school teachers.
"I expected to get around 97%. But I did not expect that I will stand fourth in the country by securing more than 99% marks, said Richa.
She also stated that in future she wants to join the administrative service through UPSC. But before that, she wishes to pursue her higher studies till PhD. "Me and my wife have never pressurised her about anything. She will do whatever she wants to do," said Rajesh.