New Delhi, 01 August 2022 : Shri Sanjay Arora, (IPS officer of Tamil Nadu Cadre 1988) who headed the paramilitary force ITBP, has been appointed as Police Commissioner Delhi today. He will replace Rakesh Asthana, IPS Officer of Gujarat Cadre.
He served as the Superintendent of Police of the Tamil Nadu Police STF which was set up to hunt down forest brigand Veerappan and he was awarded the chief minister’s gallantry medal for bravery during this stint. He served as Coimbatore police commissioner between 2002 and 2004.
Arora was appointed the Director General of the paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in August last year. He also had stints in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Border Security Force (BSF). He holds a B.Tech degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.