K P S Gill


Kanwar Pal Singh Gill

 President IHF 1994 - 2008

Kanwar Pal Singh Gill, popularly known as KPS Gill was born in Ludhiana on 29 December 1934.

He joined the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1958 and served twice as Director General of Police in Punjab. He retired from the police service in 1995.

He received Padma Shri in 1989 for contributions to the civil service.

In July 1994 he was elected President of Indian Hockey Federation and led the Indian hockey for 14 years.

He died in New Delhi, India on 26 May 2017, aged 82.