Dineshwar Sharma Age, Biography, Facts & More

Dineshwar Sharma

Real NameDineshwar Sharma
ProfessionCivil Servant
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5"
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 March 1954
Age (as in 2017)63 Years
Birth PlaceBihar
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownPali village, Madhubani, Bihar
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate
FamilyNot Known
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Former IB Chief Dineshwar Sharma

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dineshwar Sharma

  • Does Dineshwar Sharma smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Dineshwar Sharma drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Sharma did his primary education from Pali Village and moved to Gaya to pursue graduation.
  • He first qualified for Indian Forest Services (IFS) and then for Indian Police Services (IPS).
  • He is a retired Indian Police Services (IPS) officer of 1979 batch of Kerala cadre.
  • Initially, he was posted as the Subdivisional Police Officer (SDPO) in the rank of ASP (Asst. Supdt. of Police) in Alappuzha district of Kerala.
  • Sharma was the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Border Security Force (BSF) between 1999 and 2003.
  • Between 2003 and 2005, he was the Joint Director of IB (Islamist Terrorism Desk).
  • Sharma was the head of state Intelligence Bureau when Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, was the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Sharma served as the chief of Intelligence Bureau between 2014 and 2016.
  • After former CBI Director, Anil Kumar Sinha, and former SPG IG, Vivek Srivastava, Sharma is the third officer from Bihar to head a central agency.
  • He has worked with incumbent National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval when the latter was serving as the chief of Intelligence Bureau.
  • In October 2017, the Government of India appointed Sharma as the Interlocutor for a sustained dialogue in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • He has attended training on Intelligence work and Policing methods in East Germany, Poland, South Korea, and Israel.
  • Sharma has served in various capacities at several locations across the nation, including Nagaland, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Lucknow, Gujarat, and Rajasthan.