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                       Dr. Alok Mohan​, IPS

       Director General of Police & Director General​.


   Fire & Emergency Services in Karnataka was first established in the year 1942 in Bangalore South & North under the administrative control of the Police department. Later, during the reorganization of the state, a few more fire stations at Bellary, Hospet, Mangalore, Udupi & Raichur were added to the Karnataka State.

This system of functioning of fire services under the administrative control of the police department was continued till the enactment of Karnataka State Fire Services Act in 1964. Under the provisions of this Act, a separate Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services was created on ​05-11-1965. Since then the department is working under the administrative control of the Director General of Fire & Emergency Services. Normally this post is held by an officer of the rank of Director General of Police. The Director General of Police also functions as the Commandant General of Home Guards, Ex-officio Director of Civil Defence and Karnataka state disaster response force.


The Director General of Fire & Emerge​​​ncy Services is assisted by the following officers in the day to day functioning​​​​ of the department both in administration and technical matters.


  • ​Additional Director General Of Police, Fire Services - IPS.
  • Inspector General of Police, Fire Services - IPS.
  • Director. - Department Officer.
  • Deputy Director (Technical) - Department Officer.
  • Deputy Director (Administration​) - Department Officer.
  • Deputy Director (Fire Prevention) - Department officer.
  • Deputy Director (SDRF) - Department officer.
  • Administrative Officer - Department Officer.
  • Asst. Controller of Accounts - State Accounts Department Officer.


Last Updated: 02-01-2023 01:27 PM Updated By: Admin

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