Anjani Kumar

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Anjani Kumar

Born28 January 1966
Alma materKirori Mal College, Delhi University
St. Xaviers, Patna
Years active1990 - present
EmployerGovernment of India
OrganizationHyderabad City Police, Telangana Police
Known forCommissioner of Police, Hyderabad city
Home townPatna

Anjani Kumar is the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad city,[1][2] a metropolitan with a population of over 4 million people. He is a 1990 batch IPS officer, Andhra Pradesh cadre.[3][4] Anjani Kumar has been awarded the United Nations Peace Medal twice while serving with the United Nations at Bosnia in 1998 - 99.[5][6]


He is an alumnus of Kirori Mal College, Delhi University and St. Xavier's, Patna.[citation needed] During his training at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy he won the Maharaja of Tonk Cup for the Best Horse Rider of his batch and the RD Singh Cup for being the best swimmer of his batch.[5]


  • 12 March 2018: Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad city,
  • Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Telangana
  • Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order), Hyderabad city
  • Inspector General of Police, Warangal Range, Telangana
  • Deputy Inspector General of Police, Nizamabad Range, Telangana
  • Chief of Greyhounds (elite anti-naxal unit), Telangana & Andhra Pradesh
  • Chief of Counter Intelligence Cell[7]
  • Assistant Superintendent of Police, Jangaon, Telengana[8]
  • 20 August 1990: Appointed to IPS



  • Anjani Kumar is the co-author of and supervised the production of the coffee table book, Journey of the Hyderabad City Police with Noopur Kumar.[10][11] Anjani Kumar was Additional Commissioner of Police, Law and Order, Hyderabad City during the time of the publication of the book.[12]


  1. ^ Reporter, Staff; Reporter, Staff (2018-03-12). "Anjani Kumar is new CP of Hyderabad". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  2. ^ PRO HYDERABADPOLICE (2018-03-12), Sri.Anjani Kumar,IPS,Addl.DGP is took charge as CP Hyd/PRO HYDERABADPOLICE, retrieved 2018-03-12
  3. ^ "Anjani Kumar appointed as Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad". Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  4. ^ Details of IPS officers belonging to 1989 – 1995 batches empanelled to hold DIG and equivalent level posts under the Government of India
  5. ^ a b Mr. Anjani Kumar's BIOGRAPHY
  6. ^ "IPS : Query Form". Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  7. ^ "Anjani Kumar takes over as Hyderabad city Police Commissioner". Outlook India. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  8. ^ "The no-nonsense cop - Anjani Kumar". You & I. 2016-09-09. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
  9. ^ PRO HYDERABADPOLICE (2016-01-25), Anjani Kumar ,IPS-Addl CP L&O got of President police medal-speech, retrieved 2018-03-12
  10. ^ "A new book chronicles Hyderabad's police system, from pre-Independence to the era of cyber crime - Firstpost". Retrieved 2018-03-14.
  11. ^ "Outlining the journey of city police". The Hindu. Special Correspondent, Special Correspondent. 2017-11-12. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
  12. ^ "Chief Minister releases book on 'Journey of Hyderabad City Police'". The Hans India. Retrieved 2018-03-14.