CRPF ACADEMY Faculty Officers


Sh. K. S. Bhandari, ADG / Director CRPF Academy, joined CRPF on 08/10/1984 as Assistant Commandant (DAGOs 17th batch). He is a post Graduate in Science stream from Kumaun University and Law Graduate from Delhi University. He has rendered his services in difficult and militancy infested areas of Nagaland, Punjab, Jharkhand, Manipur and Jammu & Kashmir states of Union of India with utmost dedication and exemplary leadership.

As Commandant (ADM / TRG), he has been associated with conduct of Basic Training from 37th to 39th batches of DAGOs in CRPF Academy Gurugram. He has contributed his valuable services twice at DTE General, first at EDP Cell when CRPF established it’s EDP Cell at DTE and later as DIG (MT/ORD). Due to his broad vision and hard work, MT fleet / Special Arms/ Ammunitions/ Vehicles/ Equipment including UAV were authorized and procured to strengthen operations against LWE. He was instrumental in opening first ever IED School and CRPF’s Dog School. During his deputation, he served training centre, electronic support group and NSG Hqrs as ADM Commandant. He has also served in various staff assignments at M&N Sector and J&K Zone and as Sector IG Srinagar and IG RAF, where 5 new RAF battalions were added/ operationalised during his tenure.

In recognition to his sustained dedicated efforts, hard work and commendable services, he has been conferred with President Police Medal for Meritorious Service in year 2002 and President Police Medal for Distinguished Service in year 2011. He had also been conferred with DGs Disc/ Commendation for 10 times and NSG DGs Disc twice during his short tenure in NSG for about three years.

Prior, He served as Director, Internal Security Academy CRPF, Mount Abu (Raj), before joining the CRPF Academy as Director on 30/04/2020.


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