Police Headquarters

             For the development and advancement of civilization and  culture, the  establishment of rule of law is  a must. It is the Police, which enforces the law and order in the society and thus help protect the pace of development. The Police Head Quarters was established in the year 1965. It was then headed by an Inspector General of Police. The first Inspector General of Police was Sri R.N. Sheopoory, IPS from 1965 to 1967 . On 2nd February 1987, Sri H.C. Jatav, IPS joined as  the first Director General of Police, Tripura. 

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SHRI V.S. YADAV, IPS
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE, TRIPURA

 

               Shri V.S. Yadav is an IPS officer of the 1987 batch, borne on the Tripura cadre. He holds degrees in M.Sc. (Zoology) from the University of Kurukshetra, Haryana and an LLB from the University of Delhi. He has served Tripura Police in various capacities as SDPO Kanchanpur, SDPO Belonia, SDPO Kamalpur, SDPO Khowai, SP North District, SP Mobile Task Force, SP Enforcement Branch, SP Security (I/C), Chairman (Special Narcotics Cell), DIG Home Guards, DIGP Armed Police (Ops), IGP (Administration), Joint Commandant General (Home Guards), ADGP (Tripura State Rifles), and DG (Crime Branch). He has also served in the Govt. of Tripura as Director, Fire Service and as Principal Secretary, OBC Welfare Department.

 

               Shri V.S. Yadav has served on deputation to Central Police Organizations–as SP in the Central Bureau of Investigation, as Deputy Director in the National Crime Records Bureau, as DIG/IG in Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan National Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science, and as IG of CoBRA/ RAF/ Training/ Works/ Srinagar Sector in the CRPF.

 

           Shri V.S. Yadav has been awarded the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2011, the Police Medal for Meritorious Service  in 2004, the Antrik  Suraksha  Seva Padak in  2004, the Police (Special Duty) Medal (Tripura bar), and the 50th  Year Independence Anniversary Medal. He has also been awarded the DG CRPF’s Commendation Disc four times.

 

               On 17th November 2020, Shri V.S. Yadav assumed the charge of the Director General of Police, Tripura.

 

 

 

Puneet Rastogi IPS
SHRI PUNEET RASTOGI, IPS
ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME BRANCH & INT).

 

                    Shri Puneet Rastogi belongs to the 1995 batch of IPS and is borne on Tripura Cadre. He has done BSc in Statistics and MBA from Lucknow University. He has served in Tripura in various capacities as ASP (South), SDPO(Kanchanpur), Addl.SP(Urban), SP(West I/C),  SP(North),  SP(South) and SP(SB).He was awarded DGP’s commendation Disc in the year 2000. After that he proceeded on Central Deputation to Serious Fraud Investigation for five years with effect from 25.10.2004 to 31.12.2009.  After completion of 5 years of Central Deputation he reported back to the Cadre and was posted on promotion as DIGP(PHQ) on 04.01.2010. Thereafter he also served as DIG(N/R), DIG(CID) Addl. Charge,  DIG(S/R) Addl. Charge, DIG(S/R) Regular Charge, DIG(CID) Addl. Charge, IG(Int) and IGP(L/O) Addl. Charge. He received President’s Medal for Meritorious Service in the year 2011. In 2014 he proceeded on Central Deputation to ITBP. He served in ITBP as DIG in Eastern Frontier and was posted at Lucknow. He was promoted as Inspector General in ITBP in September 2015 and was posted as IG Eastern Frontier. During his stint in ITBP he received DGP’s commendation Disc thrice. His Frontier was also awarded as the best Frontier for carrying out maximum innovations in operational and administrative matters in the year 2018.   After successful completion of tenure in ITBP   he again joined back in the cadre and was posted as IGP(Crime Branch).During Loksabha Election 2019 he held the charge of  IGP(L/O) with effect from 17.04.2019 to 29.05.2019 with additional charge of IGP (Crime Branch). Presently he is posted as IGP(Crime Branch) from 30.05.2019.  On 01-01-2020 he is promoted as ADGP (Crime Branch) Tripura. He also took the charge of ADGP (Intelligence)Tripura, on 07-08-2020.

 

 

Saurabh Tripathi
SHRI SAURABH TRIPATHI, IPS
ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE ( L & O) TRIPURA

 

          Shri Saurabh Tripathi belongs to the 1997 batch of Indian Police Service. He has done Bachelor of Engineering from MNNIT, Prayagraj. He has also done MBA in Operation management from NITIE, Mumbai and MBA in Police Management from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has also done Certificate Course in Criminal Justice Administration, University of Virginia, USA. In Tripura he has served in various capacities including District SP of Dhalai and North District during 1999 to 2004.

 

          He worked with Central Bureau of Investigation during the period 2004 to 2012.  He worked in Anti Corruption Branch.  During deputation in CBI he also worked as AIGP (Policy) and was responsible for matters of Coordination and Monitoring.

During the year 2012 to 2014 Shri Saurabh Tripathi worked as DIGP (Northern Range), DIGP (Southern Range), DIGP (HQr) and DIGP (CID). On promotion to the rank of IGP he worked as IGP (Intelligence) and IGP (Administration) with the State.

 

      During 2016 to 2021 Shri Saurabh Tripathi worked with Sashastra Seema Bal, Government of India in various capacities. He also worked as Inspector General, Sashastra Seema Bal, Lucknow Frontier.

 

      Shri Saurabh Tripathi has been awarded with Indian Police Medal. Shri Saurabh Tripathi has also received DGP Tripura Commendation Disk, DG SSB Silver Commendation Disk, DG SSB Golden Commendation Disk, DG SSB Golden Commendation Disk with one Star.

 

        He was posted as IGP (Administration), Tripura w.e.f. 25th May, 2021. Presently he is posted as Additional Director General of Poice(Law & Order) Tripura w.e.f. 03-01-2022.

 

G S Rao, IPS
SHRI G. S. RAO, IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (TRAINING), TRIPURA.

Gaurab
SHRI GAURAB CHAKRABORTY, IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE ( HOUSING & CONST AND WELFARE) TRIPURA

         

                 Shri Gaurab Chakraborty,IPS joined Tripura Police in the month of April,1990 as Dy. SP and he was promoted to IPS Cadre  in the year  2010 and was allotted 2002  batch of IPS. He has done B.Sc.(Biology) from Calcutta University and B.Sc(Agriculture) from Konkan Agricultural University, Maharashtra.  He has served Tripura Police in various capacities as SDPO,Kailashahar, SDPO,Udaipur, SDPO,Sonamura, Addl.SP(North), Addl. SP(SB), SP(Traffic), SP(Security), SP(Vigilance), Comdt.(SAF), Comdt., 8th Bn TSR, AIGP(Pers), DIGP(Northern Range), DIGP(AP & Ops), DIGP(HQr), DIGP(HG). He joined as IGP(Admn. & Trg) on 29/01/2021 in PHQ. Shri Chakraborty is recipient of DGP Commendation Disc and President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service. He was posted as IGP (Training) Tripura. Presently he is posted as IGP(Police House & Construction and Welfare) with additional Charge of  IGP(HGs).

 

SHRI ARINDAM NATH, IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (L & O), TRIPURA.

 

 

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SHIR LALHMINGA DARLONG ,IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME & INT), TRIPURA.

 

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Soumitra
SHIR SOUMITRA DHAR, IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (TSR & OPS), TRIPURA.

 

                Shri, Soumitra Dhar, was inducted in Tripura Police after completion of his basic training at NEPA (under MHA), Shillong , Meghalaya state in the year 1991. During his basic training he was decorated with “BEST CONDUCT” medal for his performance at North East Police Academy (NEPA). He also underwent prestigious Basic foundation Course (BFC) under elite SPG in the year 1992.

 

            In his first posting as Asstt Commandant in the year 1992, he was entrusted with the responsibility of raising TFPF (Tripura Forest Protection Force) under Deptt of Forests, Govt of Tripura independently and the contingent performed its role in countering and containing timber smuggling throughout the state of Tripura in coordination with regular forest guards of the Forest Deptt.

 

             He served as SDPO, Longtarai valley during early nineties when insurgency was at its peak. As Addl SP, he joined in state vigilance organization in the year 1998 and continued there for more than one year as In-charge SP. He as Addl SP also served west & Dhalai, districts.  

 

            After his elevation as SP in the year 2003  he proceeded for  Kosovo ,the war torn province of Eastern Europe and served there  as member of UN peace keeping force(known as UNMIK) for a period of one year. On return from UN mission, he commanded 9th, 5th, and 7th TSR (Tripura State Rifles) battalions till 2007. He received DGP’s commendation disc during that period.

 

            As superintendent of police, CID he was involved in the investigation of serial bomb blasts in Agartala town in the year 2008.   The cases ended in successful prosecution and conviction. He was also instrumental in monitoring and implementation of CCTNS project in the state during early stage of implementation. He also conceived a joint project with C-DAC, Kolkata to raise successfully a forensic facility to deal with cyber crime investigation in state FSL.

 

            For his meaningful contribution in the service of the state, he was awarded with Police medal for meritorious service on the occasion of Independence Day, 2011. He also served as SP security of the state and looked after VVIP security and security of vital installations of the state till 2014.

 

            In the year 2015 he joined NIA and served there till 2018. He also headed the branch office, NIA at Kolkata for one year and supervised investigation of cases relating to cross border smuggling of FICN.

 

            He was awarded with Presidents police medal for distinguished service in the Republic day, 2018. On repatriation from central deputation, he is posted as DIG, intelligence, DIG HQr and  DIG Ranges(Northern and southern). He was also posted as DIG AP (OPS) with additional responsibility of DIG AP(Administration & Training). Presently he was posted as Inpector General of Police (TSR & Operations) Tripura w.e.f. 03-01-2022.

SMT. PRINCEE RANI, IPS
DEPUTY INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (HQr )

 

 

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Sudipta
SHRI SUDIPTA DAS, IPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (HQr )

         

               Shri Sudipta Das is an IPS officer of the 2012 batch, borne on Tripura cadre. He holds a BE (Information Technology) from Jadavpur University, and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore. Prior to joining police, he worked for 4½ years as a banker in ICICI Bank UK PLC, London. He has previously served as SDPO Kailashahar, Addl. SP (Rural) West District, SP Sepahijala District, Commandant 7th BN TSR, and SP Dhalai District. He had represented Tripura’s security concerns in international Bangladesh-India DC-DM Joint Border Conferences in May 2017 in Comilla, Bangladesh, and again in May 2019 in Agartala, India.

 

               Shri Das was awarded the Police (Special Duty) Medal (Tripura bar) in 2015, the President’s Secretariat instituted Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak in 2018, and the Tripura DGP’s Commendation Disc twice for the years 2015 and 2020. He was also awarded the State Award (Tripura) 2019 for Excellence in Security Management in Dhalai District during the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. He has won the 1st Prize in the prestigious Prime Minister’s Silver Cup Essay Competition 4 times for the years 2014, 2015, 2019 and 2021, and also won the 2nd Prize for the year 2020.

 

              Shri Sudipta Das has written on topics of professional interest, as mentioned below:-

 

  1. Border Population as Partners: A Winning Formula for Effective Border Management” published in the SVP National Police Academy Journal – June 2021.
  2. A Modern Policing Framework to tackle Opportunities and Threats from Drone Technologies” published in the Rashtriya Raksha University’s International Research Journal on Police Science, Volume 6, Issue 1&2, 2020.
  3. Changing contours of Cybersecurity: Challenges, Response and Preparedness” published in the SVP National Police Academy Journal – December 2019.
  4.  “Emergence of Social Media: Challenges and Opportunities for the Law Enforcement Agencies” published in the SVP National Police Academy Journal – June 2016.
  5.  “Role of Social Media in countering radicalisation and terrorism” presented at the 47th All India Police Science Congress held at UP PHQ, Lucknow, on 28-29 Nov, 2019, and published in the 47th AIPSC Compendium.

SHRI AJIT PRATAP SINGH , IPS
SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE (CYBER CRIME)

 

 

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SHRI SUBRATA CHAKRABORTY, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME & LO)

Ananta
SHRI ANANTA DAS, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (TRAINING)

SHRI HARIPADA DAS, TPS
ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (WELFARE )

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SHRI APAN JAMATIA, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (POLICE HOUSING & CONST.)

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