Born on May 22, 1950, in Kanhauli, Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Vikram Singh stands as an emblem of excellence in both policing and education in India. An alumnus of Allahabad University and Kumaon University, he joined the Indian Police Service in 1974. Rising through the ranks, he held the esteemed post of Director General of Police in Uttar Pradesh from 2007 to 2009, making significant strides in incorporating technology for crime control.
Recognized twice with the President’s Police Medal for his distinguished service, Dr. Singh was also lauded as the most decorated IPS officer by the Limca Book of Records in 2014. Beyond policing, he shines in academia as the Vice Chancellor of Noida International University, guiding many in Management, Law, and Environment fields.
An author of note, his works include “Ecosystems of Central Himalayas” and the award-winning “Human Rights and Police”. Dr. Singh’s spiritual leanings are evident in his longstanding association with the philosophies of Swami Ram Krishna and Swami Vivekananda, further enriching his multifaceted legacy.