Presently, Dr. Vikram Singh is heading the Noida International University – NIU (PlotNo.1, Sector 17-A, Yamuna Expressway, Gautam Budh Nagar, U.P.), as Pro Chancellor. He is involved in taking Graduate and Postgraduate classes in Management, Law and Environment and Guiding PhD work of several students. Some of his lectures are on YouTube and on Noida International University web Site (www.edu.ac.in)
Hon'ble Member - India Literacy Board, Lucknow
Hon'ble Member - Executive Committee, India Literacy Board, Lucknow
Hon'ble Chairman - Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Dehradun
Hon'ble Vice Chairman - State Resource Centre, U.P.
Former officer of Indian Police Service 1974 batch; former Director General of Police – Uttar Pradesh (the largest Police Force in the World consisting of 1,90000, personnel). Completed M. Sc. from Allahabad University in 1972 and Ph.D. (Ecology) from Kumaon University in 1990.
Vikram Singh was born on 22 May 1950 to Markandeya Singh and Lakshmi Devi.
Originally from village, Kanhauli, District Deoria, Uttar Pradesh he attended St Mary’s Convent School, St. Joseph’s College, Allahabad, St. Francis College, Lucknow, Methodist High School, Kanpur, Saint Maria Goretti Convent School, Government Inter College, Bareilly. Government Inter College, University of Allahabad and Kumaon University, Nainital (Uttarakhand).
Dr. Vikram Singh is a pioneer in the use of technology in policing. He not only used the concepts of electronic surveillance and I.T. solutions to control crime and handle law and order, but was instrumental in coaching and mentoring a generation of Police and administrative officers, in these subjects, being a resource person for Central and State Police Academies, Administrative Staff Colleges, I.I.M’s and I.I.T.’s.
He gave elaborate orders as Director General, of U.P. Police on most aspects of policing, like inspections, parades, investigation work, use of technology, crime control, law and order etc. which have been compiled and used extensively as reference material for day-to-day functioning and research projects.
He is guiding research scholars on subjects like Left Wing Extremism, Law and Order, National Security with special reference to Internal Security, use of I.E.D.’s by Anti-National elements, etc.
Dr. Vikram Singh has also been responsible for masterminding the arrest or elimination of at least one and a half dozen militants and dreaded criminals including those linked with the Mumbai underworld who were allegedly hatching a conspiracy to kill popular Bollywood musician Himesh Reshammiya.
Having taken part in several anti-terrorist and anti-dacoity operations, Dr. Vikram Singh was the first chief of the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF).
As Head of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), before he took over as State Police Chief, he was responsible for setting up the all-important Cyber Security Cell meant to monitor the security of all airports in the country.