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Current DGs

Current DG’s

S.NoDepartmentsStateHeadquarterImageFull Name CadreContactBio / Description
1Andhra PradeshVijayawadaN. Sambasiva Rao, IPSAP AP Police Official Website. Nanduri Sambasiva Rao, a 1984-batch Indian Police Service officer, has been given the full additional charge of the post of Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police from July 23. Incumbent DGP Jasti Venkata Ramudu will be retiring on Saturday on completion of his two-year fixed tenure.Rao is currently the managing director of AP State Road Transport Corporation and is expected to be appointed full-time DGP (Head of Police Force) shortly upon clearance from the Union Public Service Commission.
2Arunachal PradeshItanagarShri Sandeep Goel, IPSAGMUT cadre Arunachal Pradesh Police Official Website.Shri Sandeep Goel, IPS has taken over as Director General of Police w.e.f. 01/11/2016. He is a 1989 batch IPS Officer from AGMUT cadre and a postgraduate in Engineering. In his career span of almost 27 years, he has held various important assignments such as Special CP (Traffic), Joint CP (Traffic), Joint CP (Central Range), Joint CP (EOW), Joint CP (Crime), Addl CP (Licensing) and DCP in Delhi Police and also DIG (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) and SP in Mizoram apart from stint in Intelligence Bureau, He is recipient of Police Medal for Meritorious Services as well as President's Police Medal for Distinguish Services.
3AssamGuwahatiMukesh Sahay, IPS Assam Police Official Website. Guwahati : 1984 batch IPS officer Mukesh Sahay is set to be the next DGP of the State after incumbent Khagen Sarma retires on November 30 ,2015 . Official sources said Sahay's name has been cleared by the State Security Commission headed by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi yesterday and an official notification is likely soon. Sahay, the senior-most officer after incumbent Sarma, is currently posted as DG (Home Guards) with additional charge of CID.
4BiharPatna P. K. Thakur, IPSBiharBihar Police Official Website. Thakur, who was the vigilance director, took charge immediately and promised to improve policing in the state with special emphasis on efforts to check crime. Thakur, soon after assuming his new charge, told the media that he intends to deal with criminals in the toughest possible manner and will pursue all cases rigorously until justice is served.
5ChhattisgarhRaipurA. N. Upadhyay, IPS  Chhattisgarh Police Official Website. AN Upadhyay has been appointed as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Chhattisgarh.Upadhyay (55), a 1985 batch IPS officer, is currently the acting DGP of the Naxal-infested state, since his predecessor Ramniwas retired from service.He assumed the charge as DGP on Saturday evening after his name was cleared by the state government ahead of the code of conduct for Lok Sabha elections coming into effect.Conducting the Lok Sabha polls in a peaceful and fair manner will be the top priority, Upadhyay told reporters on Saturday.
6GoaPanaji Muktesh Chander, IPSAGMUGoa Police Official Website. Dr. Muktesh Chander,IPS joined Indian Police Service in 1988 and has remained posted to several places including DIG Goa and Addl. Commissioner of Police, Crime, and Traffic Delhi and IG Daman Diu. He has served as Centre Director Cyber Division and National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre in NTRO under Prime Ministers' Office.
7GujaratGandhinagar P. P. Pandey, IPS Gujarat Police Official Website.  Born on 1st Feb 1957 is M.A(Political Science).He joined IPS cadre 23-12-1080.He is senior most IPS officer after outgoing DGP P.C Thakur.Senior IPS officer P P Pandey, who is out on bail in the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan, has been appointed as the in-charge Director General of Police (DGP) of Gujarat after the incumbent P C Thakur was transferred to Delhi, a senior police official from the state control room said today.
8HaryanaPanchkula Kushal Pal Singh, IPS Haryana Police Official Website.  He is a firm believer that without public support, the Police can not be effective. Crusade against criminals, terrorists, anti-social elements, economic offenders, smugglers etc. cannot be successful without the active cooperation of the public. I take this opportunity to seek cooperation of all the citizens and reaffirm our resolve to make Haryana Police an effective and efficient organization dedicated to the service of the people.
9Himachal PradeshShimlaSanjay Kumar, IPSPunjabHimachal Pradesh Police Official Website.   When contacted at Patna,Sanjay Kumar said: “I will be happy to serve the state on whatever position the government offers me. I will set out my priorities only on my return and will work to the best of my ability to serve the people of the state”.He has served as the Kullu SP and has held some other key positions in the state including a short tenure as the Shimla DIG. Kumar has also served in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and was a a Chief Vigilance Officer in the railway ministry.
10Jammu and KashmirSrinagar(May-Oct) and Jammu(Nov-Apr) Shesh Paul Vaid, IPS Jammu and Kashmir Police Official Website.    
11JharkhandRanchi  D. K. Pandey, IPS  Jharkhand Police Official Website. Pandey an IPS officer of 1984 batch replaced Rajeev Kumar (IPS 1981 batch) who has been posted as the DGP (Training), an official release said here.Prior to his posting as DGP of Jharkhand, Pandey was the Additional Director General (ADG) of CRPF. He has also served as IGP (Bokaro) and Ranchi and also as ADGP (Operation) earlier.
12KarnatakaBengaluru Om Prakash, IPS  Karnataka Police Official Website.  Senior IPS officer Om Prakash, on Saturday, February 28, took charge as the Director General and the Inspector General of Police (DG&IGP) of Karnataka. His appointment to the coveted top post was announced by the State government just hours before incumbent L R Pachau retired.Om Prakash was the Director General of Home Guard and Fire Force before being elevated as the DG & IGP. He will have about 23 months at his disposal before retirement in January 2017.A geologist by training and hailing from Champaran, Bihar, Om Prakash had his first posting as an Additional Superintendent of Police in Harapanahalli division, Ballari district, in 1981.
13KeralaThiruvananthapuram  Lokanath Behera, IPS  Kerala Police Official Website.  Behara was appointed by the new CPM-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) government, after replacing Senk
14Madhya PradeshBhopal Rishi Kumar Shukla, IPS  Madhya Pradesh Police Official Website.  Rishi Kumar Shukla, an IPS officer of 1983 batch, today took charge as the Director General of Police, Madhya Pradesh. The incumbent DGP, Surendra Singh, retires today.Shukla inspected a guard of honour at the old police headquarters after taking over. Prior to his elevation as DGP, he was appointed as Officer on Special Duty in the police headquarters earlier this month.
15MaharashtraMumbai Satis Mathur IPS  Maharashtra Police Official Website.  Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has appointed Satish Mathur (1981 IPS batch) as the next Director General of Police of Maharashtra, K P Bakshi, ACS Home, told PTI. The post was earlier held by Praveen Dixit, an IPS officer of 1977 batch, who was posted in December last year.
16ManipurImphal L. M. Khaute, IPS Manipur Police Official Website.  Imphal: Senior IPS officer LM Khaute has been appointed as the new Manipur Director General of police (DGP), said an official order issued on Thursday.Khaute, a Manipur Tripura 1985 batch IPS officer and a native of the state, was holding the post of additional DGP (law and order) before being appointed to the top post of the state police department. Khaute's appointment came as the one month extension of former DGP Shaheed Ahmed expired on Thursday, an official source said.
17MeghalayaShillong S. K. Jain, IPS Meghalaya Police Official Website.   Special DG S K Jain has taken charge of the office of the police chief. He will continue to serve as Acting DG till the (police) commission appoints a new DG, a senior Home department official told PTI.Jain, who is also the senior most police officer, had in the past taken charge as the top cop before Rajiv Mehta took over as DG in October last year, the official said.
18MizoramAizawl Thianghlima Pachuau, IPSAGMUTMizoram Police Official Website.    
19NagalandKohima L. L. Doungel, IPS West BengalNagaland Police Official Website.   L.L.Doungel IPS and ADG& IGP (West Bengal cadre) has been named as the next DGP Nagaland and is expected to take charge in a couple of days. The state has been without a DGP after B. Kezo (Meghalaya cadre) attained superannuation on September 30, 2014 after which Lungriading IPS(Assam cadre) IGP(Hqr) officiated as DGP. L.L.Doungel had been on deputation to Nagaland for five years after which he returned back to West Bengal.
20OdishaCuttack Kunwar Brajesh Singh, IPS Odisha Police Official Website.   In a surprise move, the UP-born 1985-batch Odisha cadre officer was made DGP late on Saturday evening replacing Sanjiv Marik, who was unceremoniously removed from the post just less than two months before his retirement.
21PunjabChandigarh Suresh Arora, IPS Punjab Police Official Website. Suresh Arora, has served as SSP in almost all districts, besides serving as the DIG, CM Security, after the assassination of then chief minister Beant Singh.New DGP served as SSP in mostly all areas of Punjab. During 1980's Suresh Arora was posted as SP (Headquarters), Amritsar, during Operation Black Thunder I, and as SSP Amritsar at the time of Operation Black Thunder II. He played main role in eliminating thousands of Sikh Youth while he was head of interrogation center based in Amritsar.
22JaipurRajasthan Manoj Bhatt, IPS Rajasthan Police Official Website.  Bhatt, who was holding the post of director general, Anti Corruption Bureau, hails from Udaipur. He studied at St Xavier's School, Jaipur and later did B Sc from Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur. He also had a short stint as a probationary officer in State Bank of India.
23SikkimGangtok Avinash Mohananey, IPS Sikkim Police Official Website.  Avinash Mohananey takes charge of Sikkim DGP Share.Gangtok: Avinash Mohananey has taken over as new Director General of Sikkim Police after serving with Intelligence Bureau for over two decades.A 1985- batch IPS officer from the state, Mohananey took over as head of the Sikkim police yesterday after he was relieved from the Intelligence Bureau on Saturday.The post had been lying vacant after Jasbir Singh retired as Director General of Sikkim Police in October last year.58- year- old Mohananey had an expertise on crucial desks in the central agency which included Kashmir and Pakistan.He was also posted in Pakistan from late 1990s to early 2000 before being sent to look after the Kashmir desk.
24Tamil NaduChennai T.K. Rajendran Tamil Nadu Police Official Website.  Mr. Rajendran, a 1984 batch IPS officer, was posted as Chennai Commissioner in October 2015. Six months later, the Election Commission shifted him to the Prison Department.However, soon after the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam won the election and retained power, Mr. Rajendran was posted back as Chennai Police Commissioner.
25TelanganaHyderabad Anurag Sharma, IPS Telangana Police Official Website.   
26TripuraAgartala K. Nagaraj, IPS Tripura Police Official Website.  Tripura DGP, K Nagraj, Nagraj, an IPS officer of the 1983 batch of the Manipur-Tripura cadre, was chargesheeted along with his father and brother in the court of the Special Judge, Hyderabad, for possessing assets in his own name as well as in the names of his family members.
27Uttar PradeshAllahabad Javeed Ahmad, IPS UP Police Official Website.  Javeed Ahmad is the highest ranking police officer in Uttar Pradesh India.He is the current Director General of Police Uttar Pradesh in the Akhilesh Yadav Government
28UttarakhandDehradun M. A. Ganapathy, IPS Uttarakhand Police Official Website.  A 1986 batch IPS officer M A Ganapathy has been named the ninth Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttarakhand. The present DGP B S Sidhu is set to retire on April 30. Ganapathy would take charge from May 1.Confirming the fact, Principal Secretary Home Umakant Panwar said ,Ganapathy would take charge from May 1.When contacted Ganapathy told TOI that is was a big responsibility being given to him. At the moment I can say that I will work in the interest of people and try to provide a people friendly atmosphere, said the senior police officer. Ganapathy, who was on deputation duty, was relieved of his duties in the ministry of home affairs on April 13 and his services placed at the disposal of his parent cadre viz. Government of Uttarakhand, according to a circular issued on April 13 and posted on the website of the ministry of home affairs.
29West BengalKolkata Surajit Kar Purkayastha, IPS West Bengal Police Official Website.  Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purkayastha was on Monday appointed the new Director-General of Police in West Bengal following retirement of G. M. P. Reddy.A 1985 IPS officer, Mr. Purkayastha, who is DG (CID), will take charge on Tuesday, the officials said.He was Kolkata's police commissioner till February before being promoted ahead of the State Assembly elections.
S.NoDepartmentsUnion TerritoryHeadquartersImageFull NameCadreContactBio
1Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPort BlairSudhir Yadav, IPS Andaman Police Official Website. Mr. Sudhir Singh Yadav, IPS has joined the Andaman and Nicobar Administration on May 15th 2013 and has taken over the charge of Director General of Police, A&N Islands. He is 1985 batch IPS officer of AGMU Cadre. After his Master of Science in Geography followed by degree in Journalism and Mass Communication he joined Indian Police Service in the year 1985. Prior to his posting, to these Islands as DGP, he has also served in A & N Islands as DIG (Law & Order) from 9th October 2000 to 6th October 2003. He has vast experience in Law Enforcement, Investigation of Crime, Intelligence gathering & Surveillance and Management of resources (Men & Material).
2ChandigarhChandigarhTajender Singh Luthra, IPSaugmtChandigarh Police Official Website.  TAJENDER SINGH Luthra, a 1990 batch AGMUT cadre officer, has been appointed as new Inspector General of Police of Chandigarh.The transfer was approved by the Joint Cadre Authority of AGMUT cadre during its meeting held in New Delhi on Tuesday.Luthra, who is currently posted as Joint Commissioner of Delhi Police (PM Security), New Delhi, will replace IGP Rajender Pal Upadhyaya, whose tenure ended on January 30. Upadhyaya had taken charge as the chief of the UT Police Department on January 30, 2013. Now he has been posted in New Delhi.
3Dadra and Nagar HaveliSilvassaManish Kumar Agrawal, IPS DNH Police Official Website.   
4Daman and DiuDaman Manish Kumar Agrawal, IPS Daman and Diu Police Official Website.   
5LakshadweepKavaratti   Lakshadweep Police Official Website.   
6National Capital Territory of DelhiDelhiAlok Kumar Verma, IPS Delhi Police Official Website.  Verma was in direct competition with two senior Delhi Police officers, Deepak Mishra and Dharmendra Kumar, both 1984 batch officers. While Mishra is the Special CP (Law & Order), Kumar is the Special CP (Special Unit).Even as the competition was heating up between the three, a month ago there were reports that the government may bring in Shivanand Jha, a 1983-batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer. The speculations were put to rest on Wednesday.
7PuducherryPuducherry sunil kumar gautam Puducherry Police Official Website.