Vijay Singh Meena, a 1996 batch IPS resident of Jaipur, Rajasthan, will be the second police commissioner of Kanpur. Vijay Singh Meena has been the IG of Varanasi Range for a long time before this. Last year, after promotion to the rank of ADG, he was shifted from Varanasi and given the responsibility of Lucknow ADG Vigilance. This will be his first experience as the head of the Police Commissionerate. He will take over on Friday. Asim Arun, who was the police commissioner of Kanpur, had joined the BJP on January 8 by taking VRS.
The state government had accepted his VRS on January 15. After this Asim Arun is on leave. Meanwhile, the names of three ADG rank officers were sent to the Election Commission to hand over the command of Kanpur Police Commissionerate. These included the name of Vijay Singh Meena, born on January 15, 1972, besides ADG N Ravinder posted in Vigilance and RK Swarnkar posted in the Recruitment Board. The commission has stamped the name of Vijay Singh, after which the government has given him the posting of Kanpur Police Commissioner.
Meena is known for her activism
IPS Vijay Singh Meena is also known for his activism. In the year 2018, during his posting as IG Range Varanasi, he had reached Jigna police station in Mirzapur at midnight to inspect. Within two days in the police station area, he showed activism after cases like theft and murder of idols from the temple came to light. Since then the incidents have decreased. He has completed his B.Tech from Electrical stream.
Many medals received during the services
He was awarded the Prime Minister Medal in 2013, Prime Minister Gold Medal in 2015, DG Commendation Disc (Silver) in 2018, DG Commendation Disc (Gold) in 2019 and DG Commendation Disc (Platinum) in 2021. Is. Before Varanasi IG Range, Vijay Singh Meena, IG Public Grievance Lucknow, IG Bareilly Zone, DIG Azamgarh and Bareilly, SP Moradabad, Azamgarh, F Tehpur, Kannauj, Etah, Buland City, SSP Prayagraj and Bhadohi district in the year 2003. are stationed.
The commission itself was removed in the 2017 election.
The Election Commission may have stamped the name of Vijay Singh Meena, but during the 2017 assembly elections, the Commission had removed him from the post of IG Bareilly. After the action of the commission, the selection of his name by the commission itself has become a matter of discussion.