Gupteshwar Pandey

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Gupteshwar Pandey
Gupteshwar Pandey.jpg
Pandey attending "Nasha Mukti Abhiyaan" of Jan Chetna Foundation in 2018
EducationPatna University
Police career
DepartmentBihar Police
Service years1987 - present
RankDirector General of Police.png Director General of Police

Gupteshwar Pandey has been an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer since 1987. Currently he is serving as Director General of Police (DGP) of Bihar.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Gupteshwar Pandey was born in 1961 in Geruabandh village of Buxar district. His village was away from basic facilities like electricity, health, education and road. After completing his intermediate, he studied in Patna University. He appeared for UPSC again and joined the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1987 and was allotted Bihar Cadre.

Career as IPS[edit]

He has served as SP in few major districts of Bihar. While serving as IG of Tirhut Division Muzaffarpur Range, he had started many initiatives to curb crime and make police people friendly.

Alcohol ban campaign[edit]

In November 2015, Bihar Government completely banned alcohol. Gupteswar Pandey traveled across Bihar and campaigned for alcohol ban. Women supported this campaign to a great extent.


  1. ^ "Gupteshwar Pandey takes over as new DGP of Bihar- Business News". Retrieved 2019-07-18.
  2. ^ डेस्क, एबीपी न्यूज़ वेब (2019-01-31). "1987 बैच के IPS अधिकारी गुप्तेश्वर पाण्डेय बने बिहार के नए DGP". (in Hindi). Retrieved 2019-07-18.

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