Alok Verma (CBI) Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Alok Verma

Full NameAlok Kumar Verma
ProfessionCivil Servant
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 176 cm
in meters- 1.76 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 175 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Civil Service
ServiceIndian Police Service
Cadre Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territories (AGMUT)
Major Designation(s)1979: Assistant Commissioner of Police, Delhi
1985: Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Delhi
1992: Deputy Commissioner of Police, Delhi
2001: Inspector General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
2004: Joint Commissioner of Police, Delhi
2007: Special Commissioner of Police, Crime and Railways
2008: Director General of Police, Pondicherry
2012: Special Commissioner of Police, Intelligence, Delhi
2012: Director General of Police, Mizoram
2014: Director General of Police, Tihar Jail
2016: Commissioner of Police, Delhi
2017: Director, Central Bureau of Investigation
Awards, Honours, Achievements 1997: Police Medal for Meritorious Service
2003: President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service
Personal Life
Date of Birth14 July 1957
Age (as in 2018)61 Years
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownNew Delhi, India
SchoolSt. Xavier's School, Delhi
College/UniversitySt. Stephen's College, Delhi
Educational QualificationM.A. (History)
ControversyOn 24 August 2018, Rakesh Asthana, second in command in the CBI, alleged Alok of bribery. Though in October 2018, Rakesh was booked by the agency under the charges of corruption, criminal conspiracy, and criminal misconduct. In January 2019, he was reinstated by the Supreme Court. However, the selection committee asked him to join the residual term of CBI Director as DG Fire Services, Civil Defence & Home Guards. On 30 January 2019, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told him that, "You are directed to join the post of DG, Fire Services, Civil Defence & Home Guards immediately."
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseShefali Verma (Designer, Artist)
Alok Verma's wife Shefali Verma
ChildrenNot Known
ParentsFather- J. C. Verma
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- 1 (Name Not Known)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Alok Verma

  • Alok was born in New Delhi and completed his education from Delhi as well.
  • When Alok was inducted into the Indian Police Service in 1979, he was just 22-years-old and was also the youngest IPS Officer of the batch.
  • From 2011 to 2012, he served as the Special Commissioner of the Delhi Police; especially, in the vigilance wing. He went on to serve as the Delhi Police Commissioner in 2017.

    Alok Verma as the new Delhi Police Commissioner

    Alok Verma as the new Delhi Police Commissioner

  • He also started the system for online police applications to obtain various types of licenses issued by Delhi Police.
  • In September 2016, he launched all-women PCR vans comprising of 3 woman personnel in Delhi.
  • In December 2016, he nominated 26,000 police officers for promotion. The Union Government accepted his recommendations after he insisted.
  • On 1 February 2017, he joined the office as the Director, Central Bureau of Investigation.
  • In October 2018, the government ordered his removal from the position of CBI Director. The decision was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, and CBI Joint Director M Nageshwar Rao was appointed as the interim chief of the agency. After the decision from the government, Alok filed a case in the Supreme Court against his removal.
  • His wife was the President of Police Families Welfare Society and was an active participant in social welfare activities.