Safer India.Com and Kiran bedi

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Kiran Bedi has started a new web site: SaferIndia.COM.

You can register complaints if there was police inaction.

She told reporters that police officials were misleading the media and citizens by manipulating crime statistics. "They never give you the right picture. Not even a single police officer has dared to reveal the correct crime graph."

She also said that police officials were not addressing complaints from people, and by refusing to probe criminal cases were actually encouraging criminals.

You can also use the complaint registered in the site as the legal document in case of filing a case in the court of judgment.

The complaint form looks like this :
Who is Kiran Bedi?
Kiran Bedi is an Indian social activist and a retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. She became the first woman to join the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1972, and was last posted as Director General , BPR&D (Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs). She retired from IPS in December, 2007, after taking voluntary retirement.

During her service, she was also the Inspector General Prisons of Tihar Jail, - one of world's largest prison complexes, with over 10,000 inmates, from 1993 to 1995 , and her prison reforms policies lead to her winning, the 1994 Ramon Magsaysay Award.

Subsequently, she has founded two NGOs in India: Navjyoti for welfare and preventive policing in 1987 [3] and India Vision Foundation for prison reforms, drug abuse prevention, child welfare in 1994 .

In 2007, she applied for seeking voluntary retirement from service, and the application was accepted by the government.

Biography of Kiran Bedi
Kiran Bedi, one of the most admired and widely known police officers who ever served the Indian Police Force, was born on 9 June 1949 in Amritsar, Punjab state, India. She is the second of the four daughters of her parents, Prakash Lal Peshawaria and Prem Lata Peshawaria.

She did her schooling from the Sacred Heart Convent School, Amritsar, where she joined the National Cadet Corps (NCC). She also took up tennis, a passion she inherited from her father, who himself was a talented tennis player. Later, she obtained her B.A. in English (Hons.) (1964-68) from the Government College for Women, Amritsar. She then earned a Master’s degree (1968-70) in Political Science from Punjab University, Chandigarh, topping the University.

Even while in active service in the Indian Police, she continued her educational pursuits, and obtained a Law degree (LLB) in 1988 from Delhi University, Delhi. In 1993, she did her Ph.D. from Social Sciences from the Department of Social Sciences, the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi [8], where the topic of her thesis was 'Drug Abuse and Domestic Violence'.

Kiran Bedi won the Junior National Lawn Tennis Championship in 1966, the Asian Lawn Tennis Championship in 1972, and the All-India Interstate Women's Lawn Tennis Championship in 1976 [9], besides this she also won the all-Asian tennis champion, and had won the Asian Ladies Title at the age of 22.

She began her career as a Lecturer in Political Science (1970-72) at Khalsa College for Women, Amritsar, India. In July 1972, she joined the Indian Police Service. On her web site, she states that she joined the police service "because of my urge to be outstanding".

She served in a number of tough assignments ranging from Traffic Commissoner of New Delhi, Deputy Inspector General of Police in insurgency prone Mizoram, Advisor to the Lieutanent Governor of Chandigarh, Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau and also on a United Nations deputation, where she became the Civilian Police Advisor in the United Nations peacekeeping department , and for which she was awarded with the UN medal. She is popularly referred to as Crane Bedi for towing the Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's car for a parking violation

Kiran Bedi influenced several decisions of the Indian Police Service, particularly in the areas of control over narcotics, traffic management, and VIP security. During her stint as the Inspector General of Prisons, Tihar Jail (Delhi) (1993-1995), she instituted a number of reforms in the management the prison, and initiated a number of measures such as detoxification programs, yoga, vipassana meditation, redressing of complaints by prisoners and literacy programs . For this she not only won the 1994 Ramon Magsaysay Award, but was also awarded the 'Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship', to write about the work done at Tihar Jail

She was last appointed as Director General of India's Bureau of Police Research and Development.

In May 2005, she was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Law In recognition of her “humanitarian approach to prison reforms and policing”

On 27 November 2007, she had expressed her wish to take Voluntary Retirement from job to take up new challenges in life.On 25 December 2007, Government of India decided to relieve Bedi, who was holding the post of the director general of Bureau of Police Research and Development, from her duties immediately.

"Yes Madam, Sir" a documentary of Kiran Bedi's life, directed by Australian Megan Doneman, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival September 5, 2008

After retirement Kiran Bedi launched a new website,, on January 3, 2007. The motto of this website is to help people whose complaints are not accepted by the local police. This project is undertaken by the non-profit, voluntary and non-government organisaton, India Vision Foundation.



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^ About us indiavisionfoundation.
^ a b Official website Navjyoti
^ India Vision Foundation Official website
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