An IPS officer from the 1996 Uttar Pradesh cadre, Navneet Sikera (born 22 October 1971) is currently Uttar Pradesh Police’s Additional Director General (ADG).
Early Life Family and Education: Navneet Sikera
Navneet Sikera was born in the Shikohabad District of Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh. He is the son of Manohar Singh Yadav. His wife, Dr. Pooja Sikera, is a social activist who works to empower women. Sikara attended an All-boys Government School in Shikohabad, Firozabad district, UP. He is a Computer Science and Engineering graduate from IIT Roorkee. In 2011, Sikera had done a MBA from the Indian School of Business.
Career: Navneet Sikera
In 1996, Sikera joined the Indian Police Service. His first posting was as an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) in Gorakhpur. He was promoted to Superintendent of Police in 2001. (DIG) Deputy Inspector General of Police in 2012, Inspector General of Police in 2014, and then Inspector General (IG) of Mahila Power Line in Uttar Pradesh in 2015.
Sikera developed and organized the concept of ‘Women Power Line 1090’ which was started by the UP government in 2012. His focus is on women and child girls.
Based on the character of Sikera, played by Mohit Raina, a web series has been created called Bhaukaal.