Dr. Rajender Pal Singh, (IPS), DG, Economic Offences Wing & SIT, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Police
Dr. Rajender Pal Singh is a Senior Police officer of 1987 Batch, UP Cadre, presently on deputation to the Central Government as Deputy Director General (Operations) in the Narcotics Control Bureau, MHA, New Delhi since January 2013. He was the Deputy Director General, Narcotics Control Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. In the post he has served in various challenging assignments in U.P. and has been specially deputed by the State Government to control communal riots on two occasions – in Kanpur City (1993) and Mau (2005).
Dr. Singh has a keen interest in academics. Having earned his Graduate and Post Graduate degrees with Honours at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University from 1981- 1986, he went on to do LLB with a Gold Medal from Bareilly College in 2006-2009 and Ph.D in 2012-2016.
Dr. Singh has vast experience of participation at many international platforms viz. Washington DC (USA), Geneva (Switzerland), Bangkok (Thailand), Moscow(Russia), Vienna (Austria), Lima (Peru), Jeju (North Korea), London (United Kingdom), Hanoi (Vietnam), Shanghai (China) etc. Further, he has trained Police and Customs officers in Maldives and Srilanka on drug related subjects in September 2016 and May 2017 respectively on the direct invitation of UNODC. He has also done a presentation on Precursor Control in Bangkok, Thailand at the 12th international Training programme on precursors organized by Colombo Plan Srilanka and ONCB Thailand, for participants of about 19 countries in November, 2016.
Dr. Singh writes regularly for academic journals. He has further delivered lectures on NDPS Act, National Security, Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering, Organized Crimes etc. at prestigious Academies/Institutes like LBSNAA Mussoorie, NPA Hyderabad, NACIN Faridabad, NICFS, Rohini, NEPA Shillong, and RPA Jaipur. He has also presented a research paper on Juvenile Delinquency in an International Academic Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey from 23-25 May, 2016.
Dr. R.P. Singh has been honoured with the following Medals/Awards:-
1) President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Services on Independence Day in 2012.
2) Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Services by the Hon’ble President of India on Republic Day in 2005.
3) Chief Justice’s Medal for meritorious work by the Chief Justice of Hon’ble Allahabad High Court in 1992.