Shatrujeet Singh Kapoor is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 1990 batch of Haryana cadre. He became viral in August 2023 after his appointment as Director of General of Police (DGP), Haryana.
Shatrujeet Singh Kapoor aka Shatrujeet Kapur was born on Friday, 21 October 1966 (age 56 years; as of 2022) in Phagwara, Punjab, India. His zodiac sign is Libra. He later moved to Jind, Haryana. He pursued a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree in Mechanical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra from 1983 to 1988. He later pursued a course in industrial engineering at the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai which he completed in 1990. He later pursued a career in Indian Police Services.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Hair Colour: Salt & pepper
Eye Colour: Black
He belongs to a Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
His mother’s name is Vinod Kapur. His brother’s name is Joginder Kapur.
Wife & Children
His wife’s name is Bharti Kapur.
His grandmother’s name is Kesara Devi Kapoor who died in 1989.
He passed the UPSC examination in 1990 and underwent training in the 44 RR batch at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA), Hyderabad as a 1990-batch Haryana cadre officer.
On 16 September 1991, he was appointed as an Indian Police Services (IPS) Officer. He was subsequently appointed as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) in Gurugram, and later in Hisar. He later served as Additional Superintendent of Police in different cities including Kurukshetra, Sirsa, and Hisar. On 6 December 1994, he completed his training, and in 1995, he was appointed as District Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Bhiwani. He later served as DSP- Highway Patrol and Road Safety of Karnal. From 2001 to 2002, he served in UN Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo. From 2002 to 2008, he served as Superintendent of Police (SP), Deputy Inspector General (DIG), and Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the anti-corruption and economic offences divisions of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). On 1 January 2003, he was promoted to Junior Administrative Grade (JAG). On 2 April 2007, he was promoted to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) level, and on 14 December 2009, he was promoted to Inspector General (IG) grade. He later served as Inspector General of Police (IGP) of Hisar and Rewari and Police Commissioner of Faridabad.
On 1 January 2015, he was promoted to the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) level. In April 2016, he was serving as CID Chief; however, on 13 April 2016, he was appointed as ADGP Crime due to the Jat Quota protests. He has served as Director of Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited, Haryana Roadways Engineering Corporation, Gurgaon, and Saur Urja Nigam Haryana Limited.
On 20 April 2021, he was promoted to the Director General of Police (DGP). On 29 April 2021, he was appointed as Director General of Prisons (DG-Prisons) of Haryana, with the additional charge of principal secretary (transport). On 2 September 2021, he was appointed as Director General (DG) of the State Vigilance Bureau (Anti Corruption Bureau). In February 2023, Shatrujeet Singh Kapoor was empanelled for DG/DG Eq level posts at the Centre. On 16 August 2023, he 16 August 2023, he was appointed as Director of General of Police (DGP), Haryana for a minimum tenure of 2 years. His date of superannuation (retirement) is 31 October 2026.
- UNPKM (United Nations Peace Keeping Medal) with BAR 2001
- President’s Police Medal (PM) in 2006
- President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPM) in 2016
- Distinguished Alumni Award by National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai in 2018
Assets & Properties
Shatrujeet Singh Kapoor owns two pieces of land in partnership with his mother and brother including one in Phagwara, Jalandhar, Punjab and another, measuring 670 square yards, worth Rs 50 lakhs in Tejli village of Jagadhari, Yamunanagar, Haryana. In 2003, he acquired Plot Number – 780 P, Sector – 42, Gurugram, Haryana, measuring one canal, worth Rs 87.56 Lakhs in his wife’s name under the Haryana Govt Employees Quota. In 2006, he bought land worth Rs 10.50 Lakhs at Kot Shamir Police Welfare Cooperative Multipurpose Society Limited in Kot Shamir village of Bhatinda, Punjab. In 2011, he acquired a plot worth Rs 39 Lakhs under his wife’s name at Punjab Police Primary Consumer Cooperative Society Limited in Togan village of SAS Nagar, Punjab and a flat, measuring a super area of 1990 ft, worth Rs 60 Lakhs under his wife’s name at Capital Gateway, Sector – 111, Gurugram, Haryana.
- He does not use social media much and has not uploaded any photos of himself or his family.
- He is considered a confidant of Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar and reportedly, has good ties with Anil Vij, Home Minister of Haryana.