IGP Kuber Singh Rana, on 14 Sept. 2012, assumed the helm of Nepal Police following the decision taken by Government of Nepal on 13 Sept. 2012. In the capacity of Chief of Police, he also serves as the Head of NCB-Nepal.
IGP Rana was born in Baugha Gumha of Palpa district on 21 July 1960. He graduated from Tribhuvan University with Bachelor in Arts degree.
IGP Rana joined police service on 16 Nov.1983 as an Inspector of Police. In his 29 years of law enforcement career, he has established himself as an honest, hardworking and professional police officer epitomizing these virtues while serving in the various capacities within the organization.
Adjudging his strategic and managerial acumen, he was appointed as the Additional Inspector General of Police in 2011 and thus the police command of Kathmandu Valley was tendered to him as the Commissioner of Metropolitan Police Office, Kathmandu. He strived with commitment towards developing fair and professional police service as well as applying prudent resource management and mobilization to ensure effective service delivery and maintenance of law and order within the valley. IGP Rana has served as In-Charge of seven District Police Offices and two Zonal Police Offices. He was promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police in 2008 and served as the Chief of Western Regional Police Office, Pokhara. His exemplary police service is well remembered in the Western region.
In his professional career, IGP Rana has participated in two dozen specialized training courses, within the country and abroad. In recognition to his outstanding service, he has been awarded 4 orders, 8 decorations and 3 medals on various occasions. He has received several appreciation letters for his exceptional performance.
As a chief of Nepal Police he highly envisions delivering fair and competent police service across the country. Protection and promotion of human rights along with zero tolerance against corruption and irregularity are key priority areas of Nepal Police. IGP Rana visions in bringing into practice a people-centric credible and professional police service in the country. In doing so, he has stressed on the continuity and further expansion of community policing, application of modern scientific tools and techniques in criminal investigation along with delegation of authority to the lower police command for prompt and effective delivery of service to the people. He has as a priority to bring the police reform initiatives into practice. IGP Rana believes that service delivery of the police must be the central policing agenda and thus police must be fully accessible to the public.
IGP Rana is committed to work in partnership with the citizens for further building public trust and confidence towards Nepal Police.