About Director General, NDRF


Shri Piyush Anand, IPS

Shri Piyush Anand is an IPS Officer of 1991 batch borne on UP Cadre. Shri Piyush Anand has done B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from IIT Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management from MDI Gurgaon. He has served as SP/SSP in 11 districts in UP, IG (Range) Moradabad, IG(Range) Kanpur, ADG (Establishment) and ADG(Railways) in UP. He has served in CBI for more than 7 years, in CRPF for more than 3 years. He has also served in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) as ADG/SDG for more than a year before joining the National Disaster Response Force as Director General.

He was awarded the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service, Police Medal for Meritorious Service, Gold Medal by School of Public Policy & Management, MDI Gurgaon for outstanding performance. He has been awarded DGP, UP Commendation Disc.- Silver in 2018, Gold in 2019, Platinum in 2020 and Kumbh Sewa Medal in 2019. He has also been awarded DG’s CRPF Commendation Disc in 2017.

He joined the National Disaster Response Force as Director General on March 31, 2024.