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Chhattisgarh Police

Chhattisgarh Police
Emblem of the Chhattisgarh Police
Motto Paritranay Sadhunaam
Agency overview
Formed 2000
Preceding agency Madhya Pradesh Police
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* State of Chhattisgarh, IN
Map of Chhattisgarh Police Department's jurisdiction
Governing body Government of Chhattisgarh
General nature
  • Civilian agency
Operational structure
Headquarters Raipur
Agency executive A.N Upadhyay IPS[1], Director General of Police, Chhattisgarh State
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Chhattisgarh Police is the law enforcement agency for the state of Chhattisgarh in India.


  • Structure 1
    • Training 1.1
  • Organizational structure 2
  • References 3


Chhattisgarh police has a total 16 armed Battalions (CAF) including 7 India Reserve Bns. The IPS cadre has a strength of 103. The working set up has been divided into four ranges viz Durg, Bilaspur, Surguja and Bastar and the capital city's Raipur district is directly supervised by IG Police Intelligence. Mine Protected Vehicles (MPVs) are used in the heavily mined areas of Naxal influence. The total number of sanctioned Police Stations was 392 in March 2010. The force also has an automated Finger Print Bureau.[1]


Chhattisgarh Police officials receive training at the State Training Academy at Chandkhuri in the state. State also has a Counter Terrorism and Jungle Warfare (CTJW) college in Kanker to provide them specialised training.[2][3]

Organizational structure

Chhattisgarh Police comes under direct control of Department of Home Affairs, Government of Chhattisgarh. The Chhattisgarh Police is headed by Director General of Police (DGP).[3] A.N Upadhyay is the 8th and current DGP of the state.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Chhattisgarh Police at Glance". Chhattisgarh Police. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Day In Pictures". Outlook. 21 April 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Varshik Prashasnik Prativedan 2006-2007" (in Hindi). Government of Chhattisgarh. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
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