After nearly 28 years of distinguished service JaidevKesri, presently serving as Commandant (Training) at the CRPF Headquarters was promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) and felicitated by the DG CRPF KuldeepSingh,IPSat a Pipping Ceremony at the CRPF Headquarters in New Delhi.
Originally belonging to Ballia(UP) and alumnus of Military school Chail Shimla Hills (HP);JaidevKesri completedM.Sc. (Zoology) from Delhi University before being directly commissioned as an Officer in the CRPF on 15th July, 1993. He is presently pursuing his PhD on Stress Management in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).
In course of his long and illustrious service, Kesri has served and proved his mettle in some of the most disturbed and volatile insurgency prone areas like Tripura, Punjab, Assam, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh and J&K.
Some of the outstanding achievements of his career include:
He also took part in the UN mission in Kosovoand was awarded UN Medal for peace.
The officer has been awarded Internal Security Medal, DG’s Golden Disc with star and nominated for the PM’s Award for excellence in Public Administration.
With a flair for academics DIG JaidevKesrihas served a long tenure in Training which – is his forte. Even at the age of 53,hebelieves in keeping himself fit and is an avid marathon runner.