Amrapali Kata born on (4th November 1982) is an Indian Administrative Service officer of Telangana Cadre. She was the first ever woman officer to be appointed as the district collector of Warangal urban district in Telangana. She was also one of the youngest candidates to crack the UPSC exam. She cracked the exam in the year 2010.
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Amrapali Kata Biography
|Civil Servant (IAS)
|5’7” or 1.70 m or 170 cm
|54 Kg or 119 Lbs
|Date of Birth
|4th November 1982 (39 years old in 2021)
|Prakasam, Andra Pradesh, India
|Prakasam, Andra Pradesh, India
|Warangal, Telangana, India
|Sai Satya Mandir School, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India
|Venkat Reddy Kata
|Name not known
|18th February 2018
|₹6 million (approx.)
Early life and background
Amrapali Kata was born in Prakasam, Andra Pradesh, India in a Hindu family to their father, Venkat Reddy Kata, and his mother, Padmavati Kata. She has one sibling. Amrapali follows Hinduism and holds Indian nationality by birth. She completed her schooling at Sai Satya Mandir School in Vishakhapatnam, India. After completing her schooling she cracked the JEE and got admission to the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai to pursue a B.Tech. She has done her MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Amrapali cracked the UPSC exam in the year 2010 and became one of the youngest candidates to crack it securing the rank of 39th.
Amrapali Kata is married to IPS officer Sameer Sharma. She got married to him on 18th February 2018. It is speculated that the couple dated for a while before tying the knot. The couple recently celebrated their three-year marriage anniversary.
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After doing her MBA FROM the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore she joined ABN AMRO and worked there for a few years to gain some experience. She cracked the UPSC exam and became an IAS officer. She was appointed as the Sub-collector of Vikarabad in 2013. In 2014 she became the director of the Women and Child Welfare Department. The next year she became the joint collector of Ranga Reddy District of Telangana and finally, in 2016 she became the first women DC of Warangal, Telangana. Amrapali has also been a private secretary to the union minister of state, G. Kishan Reddy. She is famous for her work against improper sanitation, poor hygiene, etc., and for spreading awareness about proper sanitation, unsafe water, etc. She distributed a book named Economics of Sanitation to spread awareness.
- Sub-collector of Vikarabad, Telangana (2013)
- Director of the Women and Child Welfare Department (2014)
- Joint Collector of Ranga Reddy District, Telangana (2015)
- DC of Warangal Urban District, Telangana (2016)
In 2018, Amrapali was criticized heavily for laughing during the Republic Day speech in the national capital.
Lesser known Facts
- Amrapali’s husband, Sameer Sharma is an IPS officer.
- Her brother-in-law is also an IAS officer.
- Her admirers installed an idol of her holding lord Ganesha in her lap.
- Amrapali Kata does not have an official Instagram page but she has a few fan pages there.