Prakash Singh

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Prakash Singh
Born India
Nationality Indian
Occupation ex. Indian Police Service and currently Police reform movement[1]
Known for Bureaucratic Accountability and Police reform movement[2]
Awards Padma Shri Award

Prakash Singh is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service, who was chief of the Uttar Pradesh Police and BSF. He is also known for his work for Police reforms in India. After his resignation from IPS in 1996, he filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court of India. The verdict on this PIL came in 2006 in which, the Supreme Court has suggested various police reforms to the State Governments.


Singh is a recipient of Padma Shri Award in year 1991 for his contribution to Civil Service.


  1. ^ "UP ex-DGP takes transfer row to SC". Indian Express. 7 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Urgent need to reform UP police: Ex-DGP". The Daily Pioneer. 26 September 2013. 

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