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    Smita Sabharwal is an IAS Officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.

    Smita Sabharwal

    Smita Sabharwal is an IAS Officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.
    She is the current District Collector of Karimnagar district in Andhra Pradesh. She became a collector for the first time in her career when she was posted to Karimnagar in April 2011.
    Smita Sabharwal has worked with former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao.

    Professional Career

    Smita Sabharwal is an IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre of 2001 batch.

    Notable Achievements

    The following are some of the notable achievements of Smitha Sabharwal.
    • Restoration of ‘Praja Vani’ online grievance cell
    • Gave priority to Health and Education in Karimnagar
    • Introduced Fund Your City programme as Municipal Commissioner of Warangal.
    Trainee Collector, Adilabad
    Assistant Collector, Chittoor
    July 14, 2003 till November 27, 2004
    Project Director, Rural Dev Department
    November 28, 2004 – December 31, 2004
    Project Director, Rural Dev Department, Kadapa
    January 1, 2005 – May 15, 2006
    Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Warangal
    May 16, 2006 – May 29, 2007
    Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes Department, Visakhapatnam
    May 29, 2007 – October 22, 2009
    Joint Collector, Kurnool
    October 22, 2009 – April 9, 2010
    Joint Collector, Hyderabad
    April 9, 2010
    District Collector & District Magistrate, Karimnagar
    April 16, 2011 till date

    Personal Biography

    Smita Sabharwal was born on June 19, 1977.

    Her father served in the defense department. Though, she never wanted to enter civil services till graduation, her father’s encouragement inspired her to join civil services.

    Her mother tongue is Bengali and she speaks English as well.

    Smita represented Karnataka in the Under-16 Badminton category and participated in athletic championship.

    Dosa, Idli and Sambar are some of her favorite foods. She learnt Hindustani music.

    Smita Sabharwal did her graduation at St. Francis College in Hyderabad. She was an active NSS volunteer.

    She has a degree in Business Law Accountancy Marketing, which she passed in first division.

    Smita Sabharwal requested the government to supply power for more than six hours to power looms as the weavers are facing difficulties due to power cuts. She attended the video conference chaired by Chief Secretary Minnie Mathew with district collectors to review the power scenario in the state on September 3, 2012.

    Collector Smita Sabharwal greeted Muslims on the occasion of Bakdrid (Eid-Ul-Azha) on 27 October 2012.

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