When he started his professional career in 1986, he topped the merit list and was selected as a direct Dy. Superintendent of Police/Asst. Commissioner of Police. Later on the successful completion of the training at the Police Training College Nasik, he stood first in this batch. Once his probation period was done, he was posted to Latur as Sub Divisional Police Officer. Just in the tenure of five months, he exhibited the qualities of a good administrator.
He was awarded President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service on 15th August 2002. He is also a proud owner of The Deepak Jog Memorial Trophy for the Best Detention for the year in 2000. Insignia Awarded by Director General of Police, M.S. for the Outstanding Work, 1999.