1.     Name†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† : Shri Nikhil Kumar


2.     Fatherís Name†††††††††††††††††† : Late Shri Satyendra Narayan Sinha


3.     Date of Birth†††††††††††††††††††† : 15.07.1941


4.     Place of Birth††††††††††††††††††† : Hajipur in Vaishali District (Bihar)


5.     Marital Status††††††††††††††††††† : Married


6.     Wifeís Name†††††††††††††††††††† : Smt. Shyama Singh, former MP


7.     Details of Sons and Daughters††††† :


8.     Academic and Professional Qualifications

††††† ††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† : M.A. in Modern History from Allahbad University



9.     Places and Institution†††††††

: Schooling from St. Xavierís School, Patna

Intermediate from the Government Intermediate College, Allahabad.

Graduation and Post- Graduation from Allahabad University.



10.  Career Profile ††††††††††††††††

: Inspector General, BSF (1989-91; 1992-94;

Commissioner of Delhi Police (1995-97);

Director General, ITBP (1997);

Special Secretary in Home Ministry (Internal Security),

Director General, National Security Guards (1999-2002);

Member, National Security Advisory Board, Govt. of India (2001-03). ††††

Member, Lok Sabha (2004-09).



11.  Honours/Awards received†† †††

: Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service (1978);

Presidentís Police Medal for Distinguished Service (1980);

Distinguished Xaverian Award (1995) and several other Awards.



12.  Anything deemed worth Mentioning†††††††††

: Member of (a) Standing Committee on External Affairs (b) Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament, (c) Consultative Committee of MHA; (d) Joint Parliamentary Committee on Security in Parliament House Complex and (e) Chairman, Standing Committee on Information Technology (Ministries of Information & Broadcasting and Communications)Has passion for social welfare work. Is the President of Anugrah Sewa Sadan, Patna, Gandhi Ashram Trust, Hajipur, and was Chairman, ANS Institute of Social Studies, Patna and Chairman, SPCA Bihar.


13.  Travels††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† : Widely traveled.


14.  Permanent Address†††††††††††††††††††††† : ĎSopaní, Boring Road, Patna.


15.  Appointed Governor of Nagaland on 15th October 2009