Rashmi Shukla, Height, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Rashmi Shukla, an IPS officer from the 1988 batch, gained attention in August 2022 for allegedly wiretapping the phones of certain political figures in Maharashtra. She assumed the role of Director General of Police (DGP) for Maharashtra in October 2023, succeeding the retiring Hemant Nagrale. Driven by a deep desire to serve the Indian populace, she dedicated herself to preparing for the UPSC Exam. Additionally, Rashmi has previously served as a commissioner in the State Intelligence Department. In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive Rashmi Shukla biography.

Rashmi Shukla Biography

Rashmi possesses a keen understanding of various criminal methodologies and tactics. As a female police officer, she has garnered recognition for her efforts in enhancing the safety and well-being of women in the state. Rashmi entered the police force in the 1988 batch and presently holds the position of Director General of Sashastra Seema BAL (SSB), a paramilitary force under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Her unwavering commitment and perseverance led to her successful completion of the UPSC CSE in 1988, earning her an impressive All India Rank (AIR) within the top 100.

Rashmi Shukla Picture
Rashmi Shukla Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Rashmi Shukla IPS
Nickname AKA Rashmi
DOB (Date of Birth) 15 August 1965
Age 58 years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra
Religion Hindu


School High School of Mumbai
College/ University Elphinstone College and University Mumbai
University With a Bachelor of Economics and a Master of Arts degree in Sociology

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 8”
Meter 1.55 m
Centimeters 155 cm
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Figure Measurements 33-26-33

Family Information

Father Name N/A
Mother Name N/A
Siblings N/A
Marital Status Widow
Husband Uday Shukla (IPS officer) (died on 28 May 2018)
Children N/A


Boyfriend N/A


Profession IPS Officer
Net Worth $10 Million (Rs. 82 Crore)


Color Green, Yellow
Food Butter Chicken
Drink Sugarcane juice
Actor/Actress Akshay Kumar
Songs Tooh (Gori Tere Pyaar Mein)
Movies Bajirao Mastani
Hobbies Singing
Rashmi Shukla Young Age Picture
Rashmi Shukla Young Age Picture
Rashmi Shukla With her Husband Picture
Rashmi Shukla With her Husband Picture


Uday Shukla, her husband, was an IPS officer who served as the RPF Chief Security Commissioner-cum-Inspector General with the Western Railways in Mumbai until 2018. Unfortunately, he passed away in 2018 due to a heart attack.


She was born on August 15, 1965, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, which makes her 58 years old.


She completed her schooling at a high school in Mumbai. She later graduated from Elphinstone College, Mumbai, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Additionally, she holds a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Mumbai.

Height and Weight

She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 65 kilograms.

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Rashmi Shukla’s notable roles include serving as the Commissioner of Police in Pune and as the Commissioner of the State Intelligence Department (SID) during the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance government led by Devendra Fadnavis from 2014 to 2019. In 2016, she made history as the second woman to hold the position of Police Commissioner of Mumbai. In 2021, she was promoted to the position of Additional Director General (ADG) within the Government of India. Her appointment to the post of DGP in Maharashtra was announced by the Maharashtra BJP government, garnering attention. Subsequently, in October 2022, Rashmi Shukla assumed the role of Assistant Director General at the Central Reserve Police Force in Hyderabad. Then, on October 3, 2023, she was appointed as the Director General of Police (DGP) for Maharashtra. Simultaneously, the Maharashtra BJP administration declared her nomination for the position by the central government.

Awards, Honours, Achievements

In 2004, Rashmi Shukla received the DGP’s Insignia, followed by the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service in the subsequent year. Her exceptional coordination efforts with the Maharashtra Government during the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai earned her numerous accolades. In recognition of her distinguished service, Rashmi Shukla was honored with the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2013.

Net Worth

Rashmi Shukla, an Indian, has an estimated net worth of $10 million, which is equivalent to Rs. 82 crore.

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