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Dr. Anand Prakash Maheshwari is an accomplished and a gallant senior official with over 35 years of progressive and multifarious experience in homeland security, border management, research and policy, law and order, gender sensitization to name a few. As an IPS officer (1984 batch) of UP Cadre, he has spent a sizable segment of his professional career in Uttar Pradesh and made his presence felt regardless of wherever he was posted in the state. His professional career culminates as the Director General of world’s largest paramilitary force-CRPF. Post retirement, he was appointed as the Advisor to Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor, Puducherry. He worked in this capacity till the formation of the State government.

Former Advisor
To Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor, Puducherry


  • Held 22 Portfolios

Director General
Central Reserve Police Force


  • Head of largest Paramilitary Force in the world.
  • Led the CRPF Corona Warriors. Introduced CoviTech in organisational work culture.
  • Initiated e-learning portals, e-office, online seminars, conferences and professional trainings.
  • Established the National Centre for Divyang Empowerment for re-skilling of personnel who have lost limbs in action.
  • Consolidated the vertical integration of Force by HR policies and open communication channels.

Special Secretary (Internal Security)
Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India


  • The nodal officer for police, law and order.
  • Analysed threats emerging from militants and other subversive elements.
  • Responsible for systematic change in force.
  • Communal riots and Periodical review of communal situation.
  • All matters related to security clearances.

  • Networks with Tech & Management Institutes. Way to evolve transformational perspective & ecosystem for police.
  • Police mod. survey (Third party audit of Police mod. & impact assessment).
  • e-learning portal.
  • Police cadet scheme integrating youth & policies at national level.
  • Transformation of BPR&D as a think tank of Indian policing.

Director General
Bureau of Police Research & Development, Govt. of India


Special Director General (Operations)
Border Security Force


  • Smart fencing comp. integrated border management.
  • Integration of CR with FHQ.
  • Capacity building of force ANO.
  • Wellness of the force- Yoga & meditation. Living with caring for others.
  • Integrating with social cause.

  • Led the Training of the future commanders of the Border Security Force.
  • Initiated processes for transition from traditional to technology driven comprehensive changeover.
  • Focus on Human terrain in the borders as part of the border management strategy.
  • Improving infrastructure of academy including consolidation of roads and accessibility.
  • RJIT- Integrating industry interface for purpose of value addition & employability.
  • Integration of academy with various Institutions of learning and excellence.

Director-BSF Academy, Tekanpur
Border Security Force


Additional Director General
Uttar Pradesh Police


  • Strengthening Law and Order grid of the state through optimising of technical and human resource.
  • Police response time to crisis situation was abridged using technology and better training.
  • Integration of citizens with police stations for better coordination, making it community friendly.
  • Ensuring proactive approach to deal with casual factors of crime.
  • Focus on corruption cases with quality investigation.

  • Realigned Forces on the internal security grid in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Ensured close coordination between various Forces optimising synergy.
  • Technological upgradation of Forces.
  • Community outreach programs to ensure integration with the security personnel.
  • Conferred with the Police Medal for Gallantry for action in Kashmir.

Inspector General
Central Reserve Police Force


Deputy Inspector General
Uttar Pradesh Police


  • Focussed on training and modernisation of the Force.
  • Led CI ops in Bongaigaon, Assam.
  • In-depth study of the issue and its ramifications on the local populace.
  • Led a welfare-oriented approach to the Human Resource policy.
  • Outreach to the separated families of the Jawans.

  • Use of Communal grid community integration models of Operational Research.
  • Anti-dacoity Ops in Banda.
  • Mafia and gangsters in Gorakhpur.
  • Border crimes in Bahraich.
  • Containment of activities.

Superintendent of Police
Uttar Pradesh Police