District Magistrate of Meerut, B Chandrakala,2008 batch IAS officer, has been appointed as director of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’.While discharging her duties as the DM of Bulandshahr, Bijnor and Meerut, she had extensively worked for ‘Clean India’ campaign. Apparently, it is Chandrakala’s dedication for her work which earned her this reward. In 2014, Chandrakala, became famous in the social media after she publicly pulled up civic officials and contractors for sub-standard road construction.
She originally hails from Andhra Pradesh. B Chandrakala completed her graduation in economics from Osmania University in Hyderabad.She is well-known for taking tough stand against corrupt practices.She was also praised for efforts to make Bijnor an ‘open defecation free’ district.