Ravideep Singh Sahi, an officer of the 1986 batch of the CRPF Cadre, has taken over the command of the South Zone of CRPF at Hyderabad. Sahi began his career as an Assistant Commandant in CRPF and has served in various operational theatres of J&K, Chhattisgarh, and the North East for over 37 years.
Following the attack on Parliament House in December 2001, Sahi was selected for deputation with Lok Sabha Secretariat as Joint Director (Security) in 2002. He served there until 2007 and was instrumental in upgrading the security apparatus of the Parliament House Complex.
Sahi served as KG Srinagar Sector, CRPF, from December 2016 to March 2020 and played a crucial role in anti-terrorist operations and handling law and order challenges pre and post Article 370 abrogation. He was also instrumental in enhancing the operational excellence of Valley QAT of CRPF in Kashmir.
For his courage, unblemished and outstanding service to the nation, Sahi has been decorated with several awards, including Police Medal for Gallantry, President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service, Police Medal for Meritorious Service, Ati Utkrisht Seva Padak, DGs commendation Disc and Letter on various occasions from DG CRPF, DG NIA, DG JKP, and Governor’s appreciation letter on four occasions.
Apart from his professional achievements, Sahi is a sports and adventure enthusiast. He represented CRPF in the Himalayan Car Rally in 1995 and stood third. He is also an ardent Lawn Tennis player and represented CRPF in All India Police Tennis tournament on several occasions. In the year 2000 at Guwahati, he was the runner-up in open singles.
As ADG of South Zone, Sahi looks forward to working for professional excellence and the welfare of the troops.