Shri SM Sahai

Emeritus Resource Faculty, School of International Cooperation, Security and Strategic Languages (SICSSL).

About Shri SM Sahai

Shri SM Sahai is an IPS Officer (Retd) 1987 batch of J&K AGMUT cadre. He served as an Additional Secretary, Internal Affairs Division in the National Security Council Secretariat under the Prime Minister’s Office (2016-2023).

Previously, he has served as DIG Rajouri Poonch Range (2003-2005); IGP, Kashmir on two seperate occasions (2006-09 and 2010-13); Additional Director General of Police, Armed J&K (2013). From 1990 to 1992 he held many important assignments like ASP/SP (Kashmir), SDPO (Uri), SDP (Kothibagh), S.P. Rural (Srinagar), S.P. (South Srinagar City). Between 1992- 1994, Mr. Sahai served as Sr. Superintendent of Police, Dist. Baramulla. In 1995-96, Mr. Sahai was Sr. Superintendent of Police, District Jammu.

He is credited with formulation of policies and plans, to contain unrest, fight separatists and militant activities in the state, progressively revived beat policy, intelligence generation through P/S, etc. He has been awarded with numerous prestigious awards including gallantry award, awards for meritorious services and distinguished services from the President and State Government.