SHILLONG, Sep 10: For the very first time Inspector General of Police (IGP) level officer from the North East (NE) will be joining the Rasthrapati Bhavan Secretariat as Joint Commissioner (JC).
Nodal Officer for North East People, IGP, Robin Hibu, IPS, will join the Rasthrapati Bhavan Secretariat as a Joint Commissioner.
Recalling how he missed to serve late charismatic President of India, Dr Abdul Kalam as a young SP, when he was asked during his visit to Tawang to join the Rasthrapati Bhavan, Hibu said, “Destiny brought me back today, I have been selected and have joined the President of India’s majestic secretariat at Raisina Hill and I am looking forward to serve the nation with enthusiastic gusto and truly feel good in my new challenging assignment”.
Hibu further said, “Here too, I will try to be ambassador for NE common people apart from hectic duties. My endeavour will be to enrich North East mosaic culture and heritage in the grandeur ambience of Rasthrapati Bhavan”.
“I hope to see booming North East presence as part of efflorescence collage of unity in diversity of our country’s mosaic culture,” he added.
Hibu is the face of the North-Eastern community in the Capital. He is the nodal officer for North-Eastern community in the Capital. He is the first IPS officer from Arunachal Pradesh. He is the top officer fighting against racism.
Robin Hibu has received Police Medal for meritorious service in 2010. A first class post-graduate in Sociology from JNU New Delhi, Hibu was also decorated with the prestigious UN Peace Medals for Service in Kosovo in 2000 and Bosnia in 1999.