Mr. Navneet Rajan Wasan
Navneet Rajan Wasan, Director General,
Bureau of Police Research & Development, New Delhi
Navneet Rajan Wasan, an Indian Police Service officer, holds a postgraduate degree in International Relations and MPhil from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He later earned Law Degree from University of Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon.
In his thirty fiveyears of police service, he has served in different capacities in State of Andhra Pradesh, Central Bureau of Investigation, National Investigation Agency and is now working as Director General, Bureau of Police Research & Development, New Delhi.
He was decorated with Indian Police Medal in 1996 and with Presidents Police Medal in 2004 for his illustrious service.
After five years of district policing at important towns in State of Andhra Pradeshhe was with Central Bureau of Investigation over seventeen years and held major assignments which included supervising investigation of corruption related offences, economic offences, conventional crime and collection of intelligence. He also supervised the functioning of National Central Bureau, India (INTERPOL). He has handling issues related to international cooperation in investigation of criminal cases. He has interacted with several countries on matters of mutual interest.
As Special Director and in-charge Director General with National Investigation Agency, a Federal Investigation Agency, he supervised investigation of terrorism related cases and was closely involved with Central Authority in handling requests for extradition and collection of evidence from other countries under MLATs as well as other regional and multilateral agreements.
He was also one of the members of Expert Committee headed by Mr VepaKesawam which looked into the issues concerning the functioning of Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) which submitted its report in April 2009. In the present assignment he was actively involved in drafting and finalising Model Police Bill and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill.
His major area of interest has been use of Information Technology in Police functioning. He has made presentation at the meeting of heads of NCBs in 2006 at Interpol Headquarters on need for International Cooperation in Cyber Crime and addressed delegates on issues relating to Cyber Crime Investigation at 1st Cyber Security Conference held at Hong Kong in September 2010. He was the key person in organising 7th International Cyber Crime Seminar of Interpol at New Delhi.