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Special Armed Police.


Name Rank Contact Details Photograph
Shri M.K.Chhabra, IPS Addl. D.G. of Police SAP
0671-2304677 (O)
0671-2305277 (FAX)
Email Id
Shri Yatindra Koyal, IPS I.G. of Police SAP
0671- 2304066(O)
0671-2305277 (FAX)
Email Id


The Special Armed Police consists of,

  • 08 nos. of OSAP Bns. (Odisha Special Armed Police)
  • 06 nos. of I.R Bns (Indian Reserve Battalion)
  • 04nos. of OSAP (S.S) Bn. (Odisha Special Armed Police Special Security Battalion)
  • 03 nos. of Special I.R Bns. (Special Indian Reserve Bn.)

One S.S. Bn. (Special Security Battalion) at Bhubaneswar, 04 nos of OSAP (S.S) Bns. and 01 S.S.Bn. Bhubaneswar are effectively meant for districts, but are icluded in SAP Cadre.

They are engaged in anti Naxal Operations & Security duty.


Sl.No. Armed Police Battalions Location
1 OSAP 1st Battalion. Dhenkanal
2 OSAP 2nd Battalion. Jharsuguda
3 OSAP 3rd Battalion. Koraput
4 OSAP 4th Battalion. Rourkela
5 OSAP 5th Battalion. Baripada
6 OSAP 6th Battalion. Cuttack
7 OSAP 7th Battalion. Bhubaneswar
8 OSAP 8th Battalion. Chhatrapur


Sl.No. Indian Reserve Battalions Location
1 1st India Reserve Battalion Koraput
2 2nd India Reserve Battalion Bhamini, Rayagada
3 3rd India Reserve Battalion Kalinganagar, Jajpur
4 4th India Reserve Battalion Bamparada, Deogarh
5 5th India Reserve Battalion Balasingha, Boudh
6 6th India Reserve Battalion Tartuan, Khordha


Sl.No. OSAP (S.S.) Battalions. Location
1 1st OSAP (SS) Battalion. Sambalpur
2 2nd OSAP (SS) Battalion. Keonjhar
3 3rd OSAP (SS) Battalion. Gajapati
4 4th OSAP (SS) Battalion. Malkangiri


Sl.No. S.S Battalions. Location
1 Special Security Battalion,
Under Police Commissionerate


Sl.No. Specialised IR Battalions. Location
1 7th Specialised IR Battalion. Malkangiri
2 8th Specialised IR Battalion. Kandhamal
3 9th Specialised IR Battalion. Kalahandi