Coastal monitoring to be strengthened

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RAMANATHAPURAM, June 14, 2011

Sandeep Mittal, a 1995-batch IPS officer, assumed office as the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Ramanathapuram Range) here on Monday.

Sandeep Mittal
Sandeep Mittal

He has replaced A. Amalraj, who has been transferred to Tiruchi Range. Mr. Mittal had earlier served as DIG of Police (Dindigul Range) and in the Narcotics Control Bureau, New Delhi.

After taking charge, he told reporters that his priority would be to maintain law and order in Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga districts.

He would concentrate more on addressing the grievances of people. They could meet him anytime to air their grievances.

The petitions would be promptly forwarded to the officials. He said he would follow the action taken by the officials concerned.

Mr. Mittal said since Ramanathapuram was a coastal district and it had a close proximity to Sri Lanka a number of steps had to be taken to monitor movements along the coast. Coastal monitoring system would be strengthened.

Steps would be taken to improve the road safety awareness level among people and reduce the number of road accidents.


Steps to be taken to improve road safety awareness level among people: DIG

Published by Sandeep Mittal, I.P.S.

Shri Sandeep Mittal, an IPS Officer of 1995 Batch, completed B. Sc. (Honours) Geology with University Gold Medal and M.Sc. Applied Geology with University Gold Medal, both from University of Delhi. He earned Degree of Master’s in Police Management from Osmania University, Diploma in Cyber Security and Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics from Gujarat Forensic Science University, Gandhinagar . He is a Postgraduate in Cyber Defence and Information Assurance from Cranfield University, UK. He conducted a number of experiments in people friendly policing to bridge the divide between police and public. He headed the Security of Asia Pacific’s largest prison i.e. Tihar Prisons, New Delhi. While serving in Narcotics Control Bureau under Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India as Zonal Director he was instrumental in liquidating a number of National and International drug syndicates and developed his skills in cyber crime investigation. He is a Chevening Cyber Security Fellow, UK; a Commonwealth Scholar in Internet Law & Policy a t University of Strathclyde, UK; an Associate of Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi and a Life Member of United Services Institution of India, New Delhi; Indian Society of Criminology, India and Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. He is member, Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, a peer reviewed journal. He has published research papers in reputed peer reviewed Journals.

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