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Thought Leader  | Author  |  Speaker  |  Advocate  |  IPS (Retd)

        Meeran Chadha Borwankar

'Madam Commissioner'by
Meeran Chadha Borwankar
Pan Macmillan, India


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               Dr. Meeran Chadha Borwankar is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service (IPS).


               Member of 'Core Advisory Group on Criminal Justice System Reforms' constituted by

               the National Human Rights Commission.

               Independent External Monitor (IEM) for

               Union Bank of India and National National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO)

                Was IEM For Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL) & Air India.

               Is on the board of different schools of Delhi Public School Society (DPS)

               She served in the Maharashtra cadre of the prestigious IPS from 1981 till 2017.

               Posted across many cities, districts and zones, she has held the following positions

               during her career:

               Director General Bureau of Police Research and Development, India

              Director General National Crime Records Bureau, India

               Director General, Legal and Technical, Maharashtra

               Commissioner of Police, Pune

               Chief of Maharashtra Prison Dept

               Chief of Crime Branch, Mumbai

               IG and SP CID, Crime Maharashtra and Secretary Centre for Police Research, Pune

               Director Centre for Good Governance, YASHADA, Pune

                DIG CBI, Economic Offences Wing and Anti Corruption wing

               Superintendent of Police Aurangabad & Satara districts

               DCP Zone IV and Crime (P) Mumbai

               Add SP Kolhapur, ASP Gadhinglaj and ASP Nasik (Rural)

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Dr. Borwankar has won several awards during her career, including

•  Recipient of President of India Police Medal for Distinguished Services 2006 & Police Medal for Meritorious Services (1997)

•  Pune University ‘Jivan Sadhana Gaurav’ Award (2016)

•  FICCI FLO & Golden Maharashtra ‘Woman Achiever’s Award’ (2014)

•  'Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals-2008' from University of Minnesota, U.S.A.

•  ‘Management Woman Achiever’ of the Year 2006-07 award by Bombay Management Association.

•  Rukmani Award from Yeshwantrao Chavan Open University, Nashik for excellent service in the Police (2004)

•  Loksatta Durga Jivan Award (2019)


Articles by Dr. Borwankar

From  Law, Community Policing, Gender, Policy Formulation, Criminal Justice Reforms & Human Rights, Dr. Borwankar writes on a breadth of topics pertinent to modern India.

Check 'The Indian Express' for her writing.

"You have challenged the traditions of power, changed its equations. You have acted on your belief, of equality before the law and of the rule of law. So, they will shout, of course. But don’t you let that daunt you."

- Dr. M. C. Borwankar



Dr. Borwankar is an author, public speaker and trainer for legal and administrative specialists.

Get in touch with her for more information about upcoming releases, or if you want Dr. Borwankar to speak at your event.

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