The Gujarat government has appointed Sarita Gayakwad who won a gold for India in the Asian Games as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP). Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja tweeted about the same.
Sarita Gayakwad won gold in the 4X400 relay race for India in the Asian Games. Gayakwad is also the brand ambassador of Gujarat government’s Beti Bachao programme.
Gayakwad belongs to a tribal family in Kardiamba village of Dang district. She represented the state the national level in Kho-Kho too. Before her appointment, she worked in the revenue department under the sports quota.
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