During his career of 31 years in this premier national service, Kumar has remained at various posts. He handled very challenging assignments during this period. During this stint, he handled very challenging assignments.
Presently he has been working as additional director general cum commandant general home guard at Shimla.
Kumar has been decorated with police medal for Meritorious Service in the year 1999.
His predecessor ID Bhandari took over the reign as acting DGP of the state on July 29, 2012.
Bhandari had replaced DS Minhas, who was due to retire on August 31.
After the retirement of Minhas, he took over as the full-fledged DGP of Himachal.
Under the ensuing telephone taping controversy, Bhandari was replaced from his post.