Mr. Somay Vinayak Munde


Mr. Somay Vinayak Munde is the Superintendent of Police, Latur District, Government of India.


Mr. Somay Vinayak Munde holds a bachelor Dual degree in Chemical Engineering at IIT Bombay in 2013. He was a Hockey club captain also. Mr. Somay Vinayak Munde is an IPS officer of 2016 batch (69RR) and is currently posted in Maharashtra. 33-year-old Mr. Somay Vinayak Munde hails from Degalur in Nanded district.

His exceptional bravery against Naxals in Gadchiroli makes us very proud. He became the assistant superintendent of police in Vajjapur area and remained at this position from May 2016-Sept 2018 and later at Anjangaon, Amravati from Sept 2018-Oct 2020. At present, he is superintendent of Latur district in Maharashtra since October 2022. He holds expertise in criminal investigations, Indian Law, Sociology, crime prevention, organised crime investigation, public policy, investigations, engineering and public relations.

Achievements and Honors

  • Satyendra K. Dubey Memorial Award IITK 2023.
  • Shaurya Chakra in 2021 by the President of India.