Sadanand Date Height, Age, Wife, Biography

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Age: 57 Years
Hometown: Pune
Marital Status: Married

Sadanand Date

Full nameSadanand Vasant Date [1]Hindustan Times
Other NameDr. Sadanand Date [2]DOPT Circulars
ProfessionIndian Police Officer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
Awards• 2007: President's Medal
• 2008: President’s Police Medal
Personal Life
Date of Birth14 December 1966 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023) 57 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownPune, Maharashtra
College/University• Savitribai Phule Pune University
• University of Minnesota, United States
Educational Qualification(s)• Bachelors of Commerce from Savitribai Phule Pune University
• Master of Commerce from Savitribai Phule Pune University
• PhD in Commerce from the Savitribai Phule Pune University
• A fellowship degree in white-collar and organized crime from the University of Minnesota under the Humphrey fellowship program (2005-2006)
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseManisha Date

Sadanand DateSome Lesser Known Facts About Sadanad Vasant

  • Sadanand Vasant lost his father at the age of 15, so his mother began working as a cook to provide for the family.
  • In 1977, Sadanand Vasant began working as a newspaper delivery boy to earn money to provide for his family and education.
  • He worked as a newspaper delivery guy for 10 years.
  • After completing his formal education, he began working as a cost and management accountant at the Institute of Cost Accountants of India
  • In 1999, he cracked the UPSC exam, became an Indian Police Officer, and began working for the CBI.
  • He was first posted as a probationary officer in coastal Ratnagiri district.
  • In 2005, while working for the CBI, he received the Humphrey Fellowship and moved to the United States and studied White-Collar and Organized crimes at the University of Minnesota.
  • In 2006, after completing his fellowship programme, he returned to India and was assigned the post of Additional Commissioner of Police (Economic Offences Wing).
  • In 2008, he gained attention at the international level, after he rescued women and children at the Cama and Albless Hospital in Mumbai during the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai by the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba.
  • During the rescue operation at the hospital, Sadanand Vasant who was then posted as the additional commissioner of police, was highly injured. He was hit by splinters in his hands and legs.
  • Later, he was awarded a gallantry award for his bravery during the rescue operation.
  • In 2010, he worked on the setting up of the Force One, the specialised commando unit of the Maharashtra police formed on the lines of the elite National Security Guard.
  • In 2013, he came up with the idea to set up an Anti-Terrorist Cell in every police station across Mumbai. [3]The Times of India
  • In 2018, he was appointed as the Superintendent of Police in CBI for four years and later his post was extended till 2025. [4]Government of India
  • In October 2020, he was appointed as the first Commissioner of Police of the Mira Bhayander-Vasai Virar Commissionerate formed out of Thane and Palghar districts’ rural police departments; it has 20 police stations under it. [5]The Times of India
  • Sadanand Vasant has also worked as the Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) in Mumbai during which he set up a lab to monitor the content of social media platforms and a centre to train Special Branch officers of the Mumbai Police.
  • In 2021, he wrote and published a Marathi book titled “Varditalya Mansachya Nondi.”

    Sadanand Date's book

    Sadanand Date’s book

  • Sadanand Date also worked as the Director General of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).
  • On 26 March 2024, Sadanand Date was appointed as the Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).