J. K. Sinha

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Jyoti Kumar Sinha was born in Patna, Bihar. He served as Director General of Central Reserve Police Force and later as Member of the National Disaster Management Authority. He is a Bihar cadre Indian Police Service officer of the 1967 batch.

Early life[edit]

J.K. Sinha completed his schooling from St. Xavier's High School, Patna and then graduated with Honours in History from BITS Pilani. He joined the Indian Police Service in 1967 following in the footsteps of his father, late Rai Bahadur Shri A.K. Sinha, who was the first Indian to become DIG of Police, Bihar way back in 1939. He was the founder of the prestigious Department of Lights at BITS.