MR. C. PAL SINGH
IG Police (Retd)
Masters in English literature – Mr. C. Pal Singh has served in various states of India, on Senior Police appointments. He served as Inspector General of Police Punjab & was subsequently made responsible by the Government of India to raise a new Force i.e. Rapid Action Force (Govt. of India) to deal with Communal Riots. He was appointed the first Chief of this elite police force in India. He also raised & then headed Internal Security Academy – A Central Police Academy at Mount-Abu (Rajasthan) – meant to train Senior Administrators, police officers, and higher echelons of Public & Private Sector Undertakings on the subject of Internal Security & Law and Order. During his long years of a police career, he achieved laurels for his excellence and outstanding performance. He was responsible to deal with terrorism in the state of Punjab. His handling of ethnic insurgency in the North-Eastern states of India and terrorist movements in other states has won him a name in the country. In recognition of his outstanding performance, during his service career, he was decorated with, President Police Medal for distinguished services, Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Services, Police Special Duty Medal with bar, Sena Medal, & a number of other commendations & rewards. After retirement, he has also been conferred the following prestigious awards – Security personality of the year Award – by the president of India in the Global Security Conference at Vigyan Bhawan Delhi in the year 2009. Dronacharya Award by the Home Minister of India at the International security summit held in 2011. Scroll of Honor by HE The Governor of Punjab at the international security Conference in 2012. Lifetime achievement award by Asian Professional Security Association (HQs at Bangkok). & Police excellence – Lifetime achievement award at international police expo and seminar – 2018. He was involved in developing curriculum for Security Guard‟s Training under security sector & skill Development Corporation He has been a driving force in starting up-skilling & training courses in the Pvt security industry. As head of the committee, he designed & worked out National occupational standards for training of Pvt. Security guards & qualification pack and NOS for firefighters. Presently he is – Advisor, Asian Professional Security Association (APSA) – India Chapter., Hony – Director General – (CAPSI)- Central Association of Private Security Industry – India & APDI (Association of Private Detectives & Investigators)- India. He is actively associated with charitable institutes & Trusts. He is president CWD (Children of the world- Under Ministry of women and child welfare) C. Pal Singh’s face is well known in the country as a dynamic security professional who has appeared in a number of interviews at the national television channels. His publications, press briefings, and interviews have always received wide coverage in the media.