Sulkhan Singh

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Sulkhan Singh
The DGP of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Sulkhan Singh calling on the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on June 15, 2017.jpg
Sulkhan Singh with Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi
Director General of Uttar Pradesh Police
In office
22 April 2017 – 31 December 2017
Preceded by S. Javeed Ahmad
Succeeded by O.P. Singh
Director General of Uttar Pradesh Police Training Directorate
In office
11 April 2015 – 21 April 2017
Personal details
Born Sulkhan Singh
(1957-09-08) 8 September 1957 (age 61)
Banda, Uttar Pradesh, India[1][2][3]
Nationality  Indian
Alma mater IIT Roorkee
IIT Delhi
Occupation IPS Officer
Awards IND President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service.png President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service[1][2][3]
IND Police Medal for Meritorious Service.png Police Medal for Meritorious Service[1][2][3]
IND 50th Anniversary Independence medal.svg 50th Anniversary Independence Medal[1][2]
Union Home Minister’s Medals for excellence in Police Training[4]
Sulkhan Singh
Police career
Department Uttar Pradesh Police
Years of service 1980-2017
Rank Director General of Police.png Director General of Police

Sulkhan Singh (born 8 September 1957) is a retired 1980 batch IPS officer belonging to Uttar Pradesh cadre. He was the Director General of Uttar Pradesh Police.

Education[edit]

Sulkhan has a graduate degree in Civil Engineering (BTech/B.E.) from IIT Roorkee (then University of Roorkee), a post graduate diploma in Structural Engineering from IIT Delhi.[1][2][3] He also has a degree in Law (LLB).[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Sulkhan Singh has served in various key positions for Uttar Pradesh Government (Police), including as the Director General (DG) of Uttar Pradesh Police, Director General of Training Directorate, Additional Director General (ADG) (Police Headquarters) in Allahabad, Additional Director General/Inspector General/Secretary (ADG/IG) in Department of Prison administration and reform of Uttar Pradesh Government, Inspector General (IG) of Lucknow Zone, Deputy Inspector General of Lucknow, Allahabad and Mirzapur ranges, and as District Senior Senior Superintendent of Police/Superintendent of Police (SSP/SP) of Agra, Allahabad, Saharanpur, and Rampur districts.[2][3][5][6][7][8]

Singh was given extension of three months in September 2017 to serve as Director General of Uttar Pradesh Police till December.[9][10][11]

Singh retired on 31 December 2017.[12][13][14]

Decorations[edit]

[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Uttar Pradesh Cadre IPS Gradation List - 2015" (PDF). Uttar Pradesh Police. Department of Home, Government of Uttar Pradesh. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Uttar Pradesh Cadre IPS Gradation List - 2017" (PDF). Uttar Pradesh. Department of Home, Government of Uttar Pradesh. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Sulkhan Singh - Executive Record Sheet". Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original on 2016-04-24. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  4. ^ a b "List of Medal winners for 2014-15" (PDF). Bureau of Police Research and Development. July 21, 2016. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  5. ^ Bajpai, Namita (29 April 2017). "Sulkhan Singh's rise from a village boy to Uttar Pradesh's top-cop". The Indian Express. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  6. ^ Goswami, Dev, ed. (22 April 2017). "Sulkhan Singh takes charge as new UP DGP, promises zero tolerance against cow vigilantism, 'gundagardi'". India Today. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Sulkhan Singh -- From humble background to UP's top cop". Hindustan Times. 25 April 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Who is Sulkhan Singh? Here is all you need to know about UP's new DGP". Financial Express. 22 April 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Uttar Pradesh DGP Sulkhan Singh gets three-month extension". Indian express. September 29, 2017. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  10. ^ "UP DGP Sulkhan Singh gets three-month extension". Business Standard. Lucknow. September 29, 2017. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  11. ^ Shukla, Srawan (September 29, 2017). "Hours after farewell, Uttar Pradesh DGP Sulkhan Singh gets 3-month extension". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  12. ^ "O. P. Singh is new DGP of Uttar Pradesh". The Hindu. Lucknow. January 1, 2018. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  13. ^ "Om Prakash Singh is Uttar Pradesh's New DGP, Succeeds Sulkhan Singh". News 18. Lucknow. December 31, 2017. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  14. ^ "Uttar Pradesh gets a new DGP, OP Singh succeeds Sulkhan Singh". Zee News. December 31, 2017. Retrieved January 11, 2018.

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