Mr Yashvant Malhotra

Group Head – Security
Cairn India Ltd

Mr Yashvant Malhotra is an Indian Police Service Officer of Bihar Cadre, 1975. He has served extensively both in the State of Bihar and Central organisations such as, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) tasked with insurgency and internal security. He was awarded the Prime Minister’s Meritorious Service Medal and President’s Distinguished Service Medal along with others as well as other commendations and appreciations during his service with the Government of India. He retired as a Director General of Police, the apex rank in Indian Police.

After his retirement, he has been the Group Head – Security for Cairn India, the second largest producer of petroleum crude in the subcontinent, since 2010. The company has the longest heated crude pipeline in the world which is comprehensively protected by the Cairn security in addition to securing all the well pads onshore and offshore, terminals and processing plants for petroleum crude and gas.