Who is Mukul Goel IPS?
Mukul Goel is an IPS officer of the 1987 batch, Mukul Goel is all set to be the new Director-General of Police of Uttar Pradesh. The Home Department has issued an order in this regard confirming that Goel will now head one of the biggest police forces in the country.
Mukul Goel IPS Biography, Wiki
Until now, Mukul Goel was posted in Border Security Force (BSF). UPSC had suggested the names of IPS officers Nasir Kamal, Mukul Goyal, Dr RP Singh to the UP government. There was also news of Goel meeting UP CM Yogi Adityanath late on Tuesday.
Mukul Goel, a resident of Muzaffarnagar, is an engineering graduate from IIT Delhi. He has been the SP of Azamgarh and the SSP of Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Saharanpur and Meerut. Goyal has also been the DIG of Kanpur, Agra and Bareilly. Apart from this, Mukul Goyal has also been IG in ITBP, BSF. Goyal has also been ADG Railway in UP, CBCID and ADG Law and Order of UP in Akhilesh Yadav’s government.
UP DGP HC Awasthi retired on Wednesday. After retirement, he gave the charge to ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar, who will now hand over the charge to Goyal. Goyal is set to retire in February 2024 which leaves him with almost two and a half years of service. The upcoming 2022 state assembly polls will also be held with Goyal in the key post.
Mukul Goel Appointed As New DGP of Uttar Pradesh
Mukul Goel has been appointed the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh, the state government said in a statement here on Wednesday. An IPS officer of the 1987 batch, Mukul Goel is currently posted as the Additional DG Operations in the Border Security Force (BSF), the statement said.
Goel replaces H C Awasthy, who retired on Wednesday. Goel told PTI that his focus will be “crime control and rule of law”. Hailing from UP”s Muzaffarnagar, Goel was born on February 22, 1964 and has done BTech in Electrical Engineering from the IIT, Delhi.
He also has a certificate of proficiency in French and a diploma in Disaster Management.
Goel earlier worked as an SP/SSP in Almora, Jalaun, Mainpuri, Hathras, Azamgarh, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Saharanpur and Meerut districts of the state.
He was also posted in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police and the National Disaster Response Force.
Goel was awarded the Police Medal for Gallantry in 2003. PTI NAV RDK RDK