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DIG inaugurates basketball court

hindu logoRAMANATHAPURAM, July 29, 2011

The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Ramanathapuram range, Sandeep Mittal, on Wednesday inaugurated the basketball court constructed at the Armed Reserve Police ground.

All in the game: Players at the newly inaugurated basketball court in Ramanathapuram on Wednesday. — Photo: L. Balachandar
All in the game: Players at the newly inaugurated basketball court in Ramanathapuram on Wednesday. — Photo: L. Balachandar

As a mark of inauguration, he threw the ball to the hoop, receiving applause from the people. Later, he gave the basketball to the players for an exhibition match.

The court was sponsored and constructed by the Mohamed Sathak Trust for public cause.

Flood-lit facility was also provided at the court for enabling play in all weather conditions.

Collector V. Arun Roy, Anil Kumar Giri, Superintendent of Police, V. Balasundarakumar, District Judge, H.H. More, Commandant, Coast Guard, Mandapam, K. Balasubramaniam, District Revenue Officer, Hamid Abdul Quadir, Chairman, Mohamed Sathak Trust took part.

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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