C. V. S. Rao

Male, Deceased Person

1918 – 1993

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Who was C. V. S. Rao?

C.V.S. Rao IPS was a senior police officer in the Indian Police Service. Chitradurga Vasudeva Sreenivasa Rao was born in Mysore, India. His notable accomplishments in the 24 years of services included the computerization of criminal records at a time when computer technology was in its infant stages, design and implementation of the Police Memorial and the observance of Police Commemoration Day in the state on October 21, setting up of the Police Benevolent Fund and the first Accident Relief Unit in Bangalore.

Before CVS Rao took office, the uniforms worn by police constables were outdated and cumbersome, making them less responsive and unattractive. Rao implemented new, better looking and better fitting uniforms and higher uniform allowances for both men and women of the Karnataka Police.

CVS set up the Corps of Detectives in 1974 to ensure serious crimes received the focus they needed. Homicide, vice, fraud and other squads were set up to significantly reduce crimes such as abduction of girls, maiming of children, homicides and white-collar crimes. He also set up the Civil Rights Enforcement Cell to help eradicate harassment and atrocities against certain minorities.

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Oct 9, 1918
Oct 8, 1993

on July 23, 2013


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