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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Amitabh Ranjan IPS
SHRI AMITABH RANJAN, IPS
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE, TRIPURA

           

          Shri Amitabh Ranjan belongs to 1988 batch of Indian Police Service. He has done post graduation in History from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. He has vast experience of working in the State of Tripura. During 1989 to 1998, he worked in various capacities in North, Dhalai and West Tripura District apart from working as Superintendents of Police, Vigilance Organization and Special Branch including CID.

 

           During 1998 to 2022, he was on central deputation and worked in various capacities in Intelligence Bureau in different parts of the country. He was also on deputation to Ministry of External Affairs and worked in Embassy of India, Berlin from 2012 to 2016.

 

          He has been conferred with the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service and President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service.

 

       On 28th July, 2022, Shri Amitabh Ranjan, IPS assumed the charge of Director General of Police,Tripura.

 

 

M Raja Murugan
SHRI M. RAJA MURUGAN, IPS
ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE(TRAINING), TRIPURA.

 

               Shri M. Raja Murugan, IPS belongs to the 1996 Batch of Indian Police Service. He has vast experience of working in the State of Tripura. Before going on Central Deputation in 2004, he has worked in various capacities in Tripura as Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Dharmanagar, Addl. Superintendent of Police (North), Dy. Commandant, 1st Battalion Tripura State Rifles, Superintendent of Police (Communication), Principal, Police Training College (Presently KTDS Police Training Academy), Superintendent of Police, Dhalai District  and Superintendent of Police, South Tripura District (undivided).

 

             During 2004 to 2022, he was on deputation with the Government of India and worked in various capacities in different parts of the country. He has been conferred with the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service in the year 2012 and President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2022.

 

             Upon joining back the cadre, Shri M. Raja Murugan, IPS assumed the charge of Additional Director General of Police (Training), Tripura on 2nd September, 2022.

 

 

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 September 2004 to September 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 October  2012 to October  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 May 2016 to May 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.

 

       On return from Delhi he was posted as IGP (Administration), Tripura w.e.f. 25th May, 2021. Presently he is posted as Additional Director General of Police(Law & Order) Tripura w.e.f. 01-01-2022.

 

G S Rao, IPS
SHRI G. S. RAO, IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME & INT), 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 (ADMINISTRATION), TRIPURA.

 

 

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SHRI LALHMINGA DARLONG ,IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (LAW & ORDER), TRIPURA.

 

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Soumitra
SHRI 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 with 1st & 2nd bars, the President’s Secretariat instituted Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak, and the Tripura DGP’s Commendation Disc thrice for the years 2015, 2020 and 2022. He received 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 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 and also presented at the 48th All India Police Science Congress held at CAPT, Bhopal on 22-23 Apr, 2022
  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 BHANUPADA CHAKRAVERTTY, IPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME)

 

             Shri Bhanupada Chakraborty is a TPS officer of 1998 batch. His educational qualification is BSc (Hons), MSc. Prior to joining as Dy. SP in the year 1998, he served as Inspector, Food & Civil Supplies, Government of Tripura for more than 5 years. During last 24 years of service in Police Department, he discharged duty as Asstt. Commandant 3rd Bn. TSR, SDPO(Dharmanagar), SDPO(Kailashahar), SDPO (Kamalpur), Addl. SP (Traffic), Addl. SP(West) District, Addl. SP(North) District, SP(South) District, AIGP(Pers), Commandant 11th Bn. TSR, SP(North) & SP(Khowai).

 

              He has been awarded DGP’s Commendation Disc during the year 2002, 2008 & 2022. He has also be awarded State Award (Tripura) 2019 for excellence in management of security for BRU voters to exercise their franchise during Mizoram Assembly Election, 2018 and Lok Sabha Election, 2019.

SHRI SUBRATA CHAKRABORTY, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (TSR)

SHRI H. SUNGA DARLONG, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (TRAINING)

Kishan
SHRI KISHAN KUMAR, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (WELFARE)

                 

             Shri Kishan Kumar belongs to 2004 batch of Tripura Police Service. During basic training at North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, Meghalaya, he was decorated with a NEPA Silver Medal and Trophy for “Exemplary Conduct”. He has a vast experience of working in Tripura Police both in the District Police and Tripura State Rifles Battalions. Due to his loyalty and excellence in duty, he was awarded Director General of Police Tripura Commendation Disc in 2011.   

 

                 During 2012 to 2015, he went on Central deputation in National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and worked as Addl. Superintendent of Police. He had shown extraordinary initiative and painstaking efforts in the investigation of several high profile cases of NIA. He also worked as Nodal Officer of Terror Fund & Fake Currency (TFFC) Cell of NIA in North-East India and also held the charge of SP at NIA Guwahati Branch Office. Keeping in view of outstanding services rendered by him in the investigation terror cases, he has been commended by the Director General, NIA.

 

               On repatriation from NIA, he worked in 13th Battalion Tripura State Rifles, Sepahijala District, CID and Crime Branch. He was awarded with Police (Special Duty) Medal-Tripura 1st & 2nd Bars, Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak and Director General of Police Tripura Commendation Disc – 2022 for the 2nd time for outstanding performance and devotion to duty. Presently, he is posted as Asstt. Inspector General of Police (Welfare), Tripura, Police Headquarters, Agartala.

SHRI ALOK BHATTACHARJEE, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (ESTABLISHMENT)

SHRI JYOTISMAN DASCHAUDHURI, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (LAW & ORDER)

SHRI RAJIB SENGUPTA, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (POLICE HOUSING & CONSTRUCTION)