Gurbachan Singh Jagat CHAIRMAN ELECT Former DGP Jammu & Kashmir
Gurbachan Singh Jagat is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service (IPS). He distinguished himself as a civil servant and held high Constitutional positions like Governor of the State of Manipur (July 1, 2007 - July 22, 2013) Member and Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission ( July 2002 – to July 2007). Earlier, he served as Director General of Police of the State of Jammu & Kashmir (February 1997-December 2000) and Director General of Border Security Force (January 2001 - June 2002).
He studied English at the University and joined the Indian Police Service in 1964 in the Union Territory (AGMUT) Cadre. He served as ACP and Addl DCP in Delhi, SP in Arunachal Pradesh, SSP in Goa, Deputy Commissioner (Crime) and Joint Commissioner (Intelligence) in Delhi Police, DIG of Chandigarh Police, IG of BSF in Jammu Frontier HQ and IG of BSF in North Bengal Frontier HQ
Gurbachan Singh Jagat has been a Trustee of The Tribune, Chandigarh, since May 2, 2016. He has recently been elected Chairman of the Indian Police Foundation, which position he will assume on July 1, 2022.