C. Sylendra Babu

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Dr. C. Sylendra Babu I
Awards President's medal for devotion to duty,
Prime Minister's medal for life saving,
Chief Minister's medal for gallantry,
Chief Minister's medal for devotion to duty, Special Task Force bravery medal and President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service.
Police career
Department Indian Police Service
Rank Additional Director General of Police
C. Sylendra Babu
ADGP - Coastal Security Group, Tamil Nadu
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 23, 2012
Inspector General of Police - North Zone, Tamil Nadu
In office
June 8, 2011 – April 23, 2012
Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore City, Tamil Nadu
In office
February 21, 2010 – June 8, 2011
Inspector General of Police, Special Task Force
In office
September 11, 2008 – February 21, 2010
Personal details
Born (1962-06-05) June 5, 1962 (age 53)
Kuzhithurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Alma mater National Police Academy
University of Madras
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Annamalai University
Bharathidasan University

Dr. C. Sylendra Babu IPS (born 5 June 1962) is an Indian Police Service Officer of the 1987 batch belonging to the Tamil Nadu cadre. As of 2012, he is serving as the Additional Director General of Police of the Coastal Security Group, Tamil Nadu. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of Madras. He is a voracious reader, motivational speaker and an avid fitness enthusiast.

Education[edit]

Sylendra Babu attended the Govt Higher Secondary School, Kuzhithurai. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree[1] from the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai and majored in agriculture from the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.[2] Later, he obtained a Bachelor of General Law and Master of Arts in Population Studies from the Annamalai University and was awarded a Ph.D. for his thesis on "Missing children" by the University of Madras.[1] In 2013, he obtained a Master of Business Administration degree in Human Resources.[3] Currently, he is pursuing a course in Computer science and Cyber crime investigation.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Sylendra Babu is known to follow a strict training regimen and has written a Tamil book on Physical fitness.[5] He has actively participated and supported various sport activities such as swimming, athletics, shooting and cycling. During the course of his police training, he was awarded the RD Singh Cup for Swimming at the National Police Academy, Hyderabad. In December, 2004 he represented India for the 100 metres event in the Asian Masters Athletic Championships, Bangkok. He has also participated in several 10k runs such as the Chennai Marathon [6] and the Coimbatore Marathon.[7] He led a contingent of 26 marine commandos for the Half Marathon event in the 2014 Auroville Marathon.[8]

In February 8, 2013 Sylendra Babu organized and participated in an 890 km cycle rally from Chennai to Kanyakumari along with the members of Coastal Security Group and Indian Coast Guard. The rally was over a period of 10 days and aimed at creating awareness about the functioning of Coastal police and the Coast Guard among coastal residents.[9] Being an ardent shooter, he has also participated in various police and civilian shooting competitions.[10]

Police career[edit]

Sylendra Babu joined the Indian Police Service (IPS) as a member of the 1987 batch. He was trained at the National Police Academy, Hyderabad. He has served as the Assistant Superintendent of Police,in Gobichettipalayam, Salem and Dindigul and as the Superintendent of Police, in Chengalpattu, Sivaganga, Cuddalore and Kancheepuram districts and as the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Adayar-Chennai. He has also served as the Deputy Inspector-General of Police of Viluppuram Range and as the Joint Commissioner of Police, Chennai. Later, he became the DIG of Police, Tiruchirapalli before becoming the Chief Vigilance Officer in Karur, served as Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore prior to becoming Inspector General for Northern Zone, Chennai.[11]

He was promoted to the rank of Additional Director General of Police on April 2012 and is currently ADGP, Costal Security Group, Tamil Nadu. [11]

During his tenure as the commissioner of Coimbatore city, he introduced computer literacy programme in various schools in association with Lead India 2020.[12] The schools are also adopted by the local police station under the program. He has organized free karate camps for children from the poor economic section. He has also initiated karate camps in various women's colleges.[13]

Promotions[edit]

Indian Police Service
Insignia Rank Date
Director General of Police.png Additional Director General of Police – ADGP April 23, 2012[14]
Insignia of Inspector General of Police in India- 2013-10-02 16-14.png Inspector General – IG December 20, 2006[15]
Deputy Inspector General of Police.png Deputy Inspector General – DIG March 2001
Superintendent of Police.png Superintendent of Police – SP January 1992
Additional SP IPS.png Additional Superintendent of Police – ASP October 1989

Positions held[edit]

Police appointments
Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) - Coastal Security Group, Tamil Nadu
April 23, 2012–present
Inspector General of Police (IGP) - North Zone, Tamil Nadu
June 8, 2011 – April 23, 2012
Commissioner of Police - Coimbatore City, Tamil Nadu
February 21, 2010 – June 8, 2011
Inspector General of Police (IGP) - Special Task Force, Tamil Nadu
September 10, 2008 – February 21, 2010
Chief Vigilance Officer - Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited, Karur - Tamil Nadu
May 2006 – September 10, 2008
Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) - Trichy, Tamil Nadu
March 2006 – May 2006
Joint Commissioner of Police - Chennai South Zone, Tamil Nadu
October 24, 2005 – March 2006
Joint Commissioner of Police - Chennai North Zone, Tamil Nadu
May 2001 – October 24, 2005
Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) - Villupuram, Tamil Nadu
March 2001 – May 2001
Superintendent of Police (SP) - Special Task force, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
November 2000 – March 2001
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DC) - Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
July 2000 – November 2000
Superintendent of Police (SP) - Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu
December 1999– July 2000
Superintendent of Police (SP) - Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu
June 1997– December 1999
Superintendent of Police (SP) - Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu
June 1996 – June 1997
Assistant Inspector General (AIG) - Headquarters, Tamil Nadu
December 1994 – June 1996
Superintendent of Police (SP) - Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu
March 1994 – December 1994
Superintendent of Police (SP) - Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu
January 1992 – March 1994
Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) - Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu
October 1991 – January 1992
Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) - Salem, Tamil Nadu
January 1991 – October 1991
Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) - Gobichettipalayam, Tamil Nadu
October 1989– January 1991

[16]

Awards and Honours[edit]

Sports management career[edit]

Sylendra Babu was manager of the Indian national athletic team in various events. He held this role for the 2002 Asian Athletics ChampionshipsColombo, Sri Lanka,[20] the 2003 World Championships in AthleticsParis, France and the 2007 World Championships in AthleticsOsaka, Japan.[21] He was also appointed an observer of the Indian athletics contingent for the 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing.[citation needed]

Sylendra Babu is the current president of the Throwball Federation of India, Tamil Nadu[22] and also the vice-president of the Tamil Nadu Athletic Association.[21] During his tenure as the president of the Coimbatore Rifle Club, from February 2010 to June 2011,[23] he took the initiative to open rifle clubs in various schools across Tamil Nadu.[24][25]

Books[edit]

He is the author of several books,

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Subha J. Rao (19 May 2011). "A flower pot for your veggies". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
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  5. ^ http://www.hindu.com/br/2008/07/08/stories/2008070850051401.htm
  6. ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/A-Marathon-Treat-in-Chennai/2013/12/02/article1922134.ece1#.UwcqcUB5f3g
  7. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/together-they-ran-to-fight-cancer/article5209286.ece
  8. ^ http://marathon.auroville.com/index.php?option=com_raceresults&view=categorylist&Itemid=44
  9. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/csg-will-ensure-perfect-functioning-of-all-vessels-adgp/article4391839.ece
  10. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/shooting-gets-a-fair-share/article960163.ece
  11. ^ a b "Sylendra Babu promoted ADGP-Coastal Security Group". The Hindu. PTI. 22 April 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 
  12. ^ "Computer lab for schoolchildren dedicated". The Hindu. 13 December 2010. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  13. ^ P. Oppili (27 July 2005). "Eves yes, but pushovers they're certainly not". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  14. ^ "Sylendra Babu promoted ADGP-Coastal Security Group". The Hindu. April 23, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Six IPS officers promoted". The Hindu. 20 December 2006. 
  16. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2005/10/23/stories/2005102313410800.htm
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  18. ^ "Stop fighting and be united, Maneka Gandhi tells animal rights activists". The Hindu. January 11, 2007. 
  19. ^ "second-string 3 TN cops bag President’s Medal, 21 in merit award list". NewIndianExpress. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  20. ^ "Second-string Indian team for ATF meet". Rediff Sports. 7 August 2002. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  21. ^ a b "Sylendra Babu to be athletic team manager". The Hindu. 24 August 2007. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  22. ^ "Tamilnadu". Throwball Federation of India. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  23. ^ "Coimbatore starts favourite". The Hindu. 27 October 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  24. ^ Rozario, Rayan (28 October 2010). "Shooting, on a strong growth trajectory". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  25. ^ Rozario, Rayan (18 December 2010). "Shooting gets a fair share". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  26. ^ Book for IPS Exam guidance by IPS Officer - Tamil Books & Entrance Exam including Bank Exams,Railway Exams, TNPSC Exam, MBA & MCA Entrance Exam
  27. ^ "Sylendra Babu motivates students". The Hindu. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  28. ^ Principles of Success in Interview - Tamil Books & Entrance Exam including Bank Exams,Railway Exams, TNPSC Exam, MBA & MCA Entrance Exam
  29. ^ S. Thyagarajan (8 July 2008). "Physical fitne". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  30. ^ http://www.sylendrababu.com/24days.html
  31. ^ http://www.sylendrababu.com/neengalum.html