Dr. Alok Mohan, IPS
Director General & Inspector General of Police
Alok Mohan will be the in-charge as the State Police chief until the newly formed government appoints a head. Alok Mohan joined IPS in 1987 at an early age of 22. An alumnus of IIT, Roorkie and Harvard University, USA, Mohan holds degrees of MSc (Hons), MPhil and MPM (Master in Public Management). He holds a doctorate in the domain of India’s Internal Security. He has attended ‘Executive Management Programmes’ at various Indian Institute of Managements (IIMs).
Alok Mohan has been awarded many prestigious national and international medals, which include the President Police Medal for ‘Distinguished Service’ and President Police Medal for ‘Meritorious Service’, for outstanding services. While serving as a commander of the International Police Task Force (ITPF) in Bosnia-Herzegovina, he was awarded with the ‘UN Peace Medal’ for his outstanding contribution in the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations.
Alok Mohan, during his tenure as the DGP of the ‘Prisons and Correctional Services Department’, was credited for bringing transformational changes in the prison administration through ‘Navachetana’ programme – an initiative to enhance the mental, physical, and emotional well-being of over 15,000 prisoners in 53 prisons across the state.
Address: Director-General & Inspector General of Police, Karnataka State
Police Headquarters, No.2, Nrupathunga Road, Bangalore 560-001 Karnataka