Who Is Hemant Nagrale New Mumbai Police Commissioner

Who is Hemant Nagrale, new Mumbai Police Commissioner

Outgoing Maharashtra Dgp Subodh Kumar Jaiswalikar (Right)
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Outgoing Maharashtra DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswalikar (Right) hands over charge to his successor Hemant Nagrale, at DGP office in Mumbai, on Thursday, January 07, 2021.

The Maha Vikas Aghadhi (MVA) government in Maharashtra led by Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress, on Wednesday transferred Mumbai’s Police Commissioner Parambir Singh and appointed Hemant Nagrale (IPS) as the new Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh informed. Param Bir Singh has now been posted as DG Home Guard.

Who is Hemant Nagrale, the new Mumbai Police Commissioner

  • Hemant Nagrale is an 1987 batch Maharashtra cadre IPS officer.
  • Nagrale completed schooling till class 6 in ZP School at Bhadravati, District Chandrapur. Later he attended schooling at Patwardhan High School in Nagpur.
  • Hemant Nagrale is a graduate in BE (Mechanical). He completed Post Graduation from BRCE Nagpur (now VNIT) in Master of Finance Management (JBIMS, Mumbai). 


Hemant Nagarle has been honoured with following medals in his career so far

  • President’s Police Medal 
  • Vishesh Seva Padak 
  • Internal security plant 

Brief achievements of Hemant Nagrale

  • Hemant Nagrale worked as ASP Rajura in Naxalite affected Chandrapur district during years of his tenure (1989-92).
  • In Solapur, as DCP (1992-94), Nagrale was instrumental in the construction of a new Commissionerate at Solapur. He successfully controlled the Babri Masjid communal riots in Solapur city in 1992.
  • During his tenure as SP, Ratnagiri District (1994–1996), he handled the land acquisition problem related to Enron/ Dabol Power Corporation with professional dexterity.
  • As SP, CID, Crime (1996–1998), Nagrale investigated the MPSC paper leak case, which had spread across many parts of Maharashtra.

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