Port Blair, May 09: Mr. Neeraj Thakur, IPS has taken over the charge of Director General of Police, A&N Islands on the forenoon of 09th May 2022. A ceremonial Guard of Honour was presented at Police Headquarters to welcome the DGP.
Mr. Thakur, an officer of the 1994 batch of the Indian Police Service, has wide experience and has served in various capacities in Delhi, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, and Mizoram. He has also served with the Central Govt. Organization on deputation and in Kosovo as part of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission. After serving as chief of Special Cell, Delhi Police for 3 years, he is posted as DGP, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Mr. Thakur is a highly decorated officer. He was conferred the prestigious President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service. He is also the recipient of the Special Duty Medal on 3 occasions, and the Union Home Minister’s Special Operations Medal.
After taking over the charge, he interacted and held a meeting with senior police officers at PHQ. A ceremonial welcome parade will be conducted on 10th May 2022 in his honour at Parade Ground, Police lines.