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Asansol–Durgapur Police Commissionerate

Asansol–Durgapur Police Commissionerate
Motto Courage-Care-Commitment
Agency overview
Formed September 01, 2011
Employees Commissioner of Police
Deputy commissioner
Additional Deputy Commissioners
Police Inspectors
Assistant Police Inspectors
Sub Inspectors
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Governing body Government of West Bengal
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Asansol, West Bengal, India
Agency executive Vineet Kumar Goyal, Commissioner of Police
Parent agency West Bengal Police
Stations 15

Asansol–Durgapur Police Commissionerate, established in 2011, is a city police force with primary responsibilities in law enforcement and investigation within the area which roughly constitutes the Asansol and Durgapur subdivision of West Bengal.[1] The Commissionerate is part of the West Bengal Police, and is under the administrative control of Home Ministry of West Bengal. Asansol–Durgapur Police Commissionerate carved out from the district of Burdwan, West Bengal, and has 15 police stations of Burdwan district under its jurisdiction. Ajay Nand was the first Commissioner of the Asansol - Durgapur Police Commissionerate.[2] Now, it is headed by Vineet Goyal.[3]


  • Structure and jurisdiction 1
    • Police stations 1.1
  • External links 2
  • References 3

Structure and jurisdiction

The Police commissionerate is situated at Asansol, and is divided into three divisions – East Division, West Division and Central Divisions.[4] The commissionerate is responsible for law enforcement over an area of Asansol and Durgapur subdivision of West Bengal with the help of 15 police stations under it.[4] The commissionerate is headed by the Commissioner of Police, who is an Indian Police Service officer in the rank of Inspector-General of Police (IGP).[5] The commissioner is assisted by a deputy commissioner. The three divisions are headed by three Additional Deputy Commissioners. Other departments, including the detective department and the traffic wing are headed by Assistant commissioners, who are in the rank of deputy superintendent of police.[5] The divisions are further divided into five circles, which are headed by a Circle Inspector. The police stations are headed by an Inspector.

Police stations

External links

  • Official Website


  1. ^ "Asansol - Durgapur Police Commissionerate". West Bengal Police, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Present post held by IPS officers as on 01.02.2012". West Bengal Police. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  3. ^
  4. ^ a b "About us". Asansol Durgapur Police Commissionerate. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Hierarchy Chart". Asansol Durgapur Police Commissionerate. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
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