Alok Mittal

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Alok Mittal (born 1969) is the Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.[1] Born in Allahabad he cleared civil service examinations and joined the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1993, Haryana Cadre. He served as Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon[2] from February, 2013 to November, 2014. On 28 May 2018, he was promoted to the rank of ADGP (Additional Director General of Police).

Early career[edit]

  • Inspector General of Police, Rohtak Range, Haryana Police October 2011 – February 2013 (1 year 5 months) Rohtak Area, India
  • Joint Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon June 2009 – October 2011 (2 years 5 months)
  • SSP Rohtak June 2008 – June 2009 (1 year 1 month)
  • SSP Faridabad, Haryana January 2007 – June 2008 (1 year 6 months)
  • SSP Panipat, Haryana December 2005 – January 2007 (1 year 2 months)
  • SP CBI Economic Offences Wing & Cyber Crime Cell, Central Bureau of Investigation, New Delhi November 2001 – November 2005 (4 years)
  • SP Panchkula December 1996 – October 1999 (2 years 11 months)

Career[edit]

Mittal started, for the first time in India, all Women PCR in Faridabad, Haryana in 2007 when he was posted as SSP there. His public centric initiatives to improve policing in Gurgaon received wide appreciation from all sections of society.

He also started the Cyber Safe Campaign in Gurgaon, along with Rakshit Tandon, a cyber security expert. It was conducted in two phases in July–August, 2013 and November, 2014 to educate and sensitise students, teachers and parents in schools and colleges about the various problems related to cyber security. The campaign covered more than 60 schools and around 60,000 students and 4,000 teachers/parents were educated and sensitised about the importance of cyber security.

A summer internship program with the Cyber Crime Cell of Gurgaon Police was also started as part of the Cyber Safe Campaign, the campaign saw engineering and management graduates from various colleges/universities spread in all parts of the country.[3]

Mittal was awarded the Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2009.[4]

Education[edit]

Mittal received a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 1990, and master's degree in Police Management from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He also completed his post graduate diploma in Cyber Laws from NALSAR University of Law.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Appointments / Promotions / Transfers on 08 April 2015". News Portal India. 8 April 2015. Archived from the original on 8 August 2015.
  2. ^ Dutta, Tuhin (14 February 2013). "Alok Mittal is Gurgaon's new police chief: Crime prevention and control top priority". Indian Express. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Cyber crime awareness campaign begins in Gurgaon". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Award Winners of Haryana Police". haryanapolice.nic.in. Archived from the original on 22 November 2014.