From the shelf of Dr. Dewakar Goel ‘First Information Report (Concept Procedure and Practice)’ is the latest addition to the multitude.
The latest book by the Supreme Court Advocate focuses on the all-inclusive aspects of the Criminal Procedure, Indian Penal Code and Evidence Act relating to First Information Report (F.I.R.). Dr. Goel in his newest edition published by Delhi Law House has incorporated Rule of Law and Process of law to form basis of legal concepts amongst the police minds and public at large about jurisprudence (Study of Law). The book aims to hold the present system of complying procedural requirements, keeping in mind the current state of affairs in most police stations in all states of the country.
The book covers a comprehensive aspect of the topic to facilitate police officers so that they don’t feel the need to refer any other book or multiple books. Real-Life examples have been put up on each aspect that can be taken as case studies for the students.
‘First Information Report’ contains 11 chapters videlicet ‘Nature of Law-Historical Perspective’, ‘Legal Process and Rule of Law’, ‘F.I.R.-The Foundation’, ‘Syupreme Court Directives for Mandatory Registration of F.I.R.’, ‘Procedure for Recording of F.I.R.’, ‘Model, Sources & Circumstances of F.I.R.’, ‘Steps to be taken in relation to F.I.R.’, ‘Deficiencies, Omissions, Delay and Falsehood of F.I.R.’, ‘Admissibility and Evidentiary Value of F.I.R.’, ‘Zero F.I.R.’, ‘Criminal actions exempted from punishment’ and an elaborate series of relevant case laws.
Dr. Goel has authored this piece keeping in mind the lack of knowledge regarding the subject and to eradicate any such instances of law ignorance in future that harasses citizens and waste the efforts of the police personnel too.
The Prologue to this book contains letters from Hon’ble Justice Gita Mittal (Chief Justice of J&K High Court), Dr. Satya Pal Singh, IPS (Member of Parliament-Lok Sabha), R.N. Karanjawala (Managing Partner, Karanjawala & Co.), Mr. Rajiv Yadav, IAS(R) (Chairman Brahmaputra Board), Mr. Bimbadhar Pradhan, IAS (Secretary General, NHRC), Mr. Mrityunjay Kumar Singh, IPS (CG and DG & IGP, Home Guards, WB), Dr. Muktesh Chander, IPS (Special Commissioner of Police, Operations & Licensing, Delhi), Dr. Atulya Mishra, IAS (Add. Chief Secretary to Government), Kuldiep Singh, IPS (Director General, CRPF) and Ms. Sneha Viresh Bagdiya (Cyber Crime Investigator, Cyber Law Expert, Cyber Evidence Analyst, Social Activist) who have bestowed their sincere appreciation with regards to ‘First Information Report’ and other books of Dr. Goel in the past. The foreword by aforesaid experts recommends this book for all concerned persons.
Dr. Goel has dedicated his latest in the memory of his father Shri Daya Prakash Goel who was the Vice Principal, Police Training College, UP.
Dr. Goel has been titled as “Dard Ka Saudagar Dewakar” by Javed Akhtar and “Fikro Jazbe Ka Shayar Dewakar” by Sabir Dutt. “Dewakar, ek khushfikr shayar” by Kaifi Azmi, “Khudadad salahiyat ka shayar Dewakar” by Naushad Ali, “A Bureaucrat with sensitivity of a Poet & unique attraction” by Shabana Azmi, “A Bureaucrat with the soul of a poet /Artist” by Kavita Krishnamurthy, “A Bureaucrat, philosopher, poet and above all a dear friend!” by Kanwaljit Singh, “Dewakar ne wahi likha jo jiya” by Sameer Anjan, “Bashaur zehan ka shayar Dewakar” by Nida Faizli, “Khoye huye soye huye lamhon ka shayar Dewakar” by Salma Siddiqui, “A poet with pure heart” by Sunil Gangopadhyay, “Fakr-e-Hind- Dewakar – Jashn-a-Bharat”, “Pasban-e-Adab- Dewakar”
Dr. Goel started his carrier from the level of Trainee to Personnel Officer in private sector DCM Group, worked with International Airport Authority of India He was heading personnel and administration for Airports of 6 states of India and also worked as Head of HR Directorate of Air Navigation Services. He had been at the highest level of Executive Director HR Airports Authority of India and Director of Indian Aviation Academy (Ministry of Civil Aviation). Dr. Goel is Doctoral Research Supervisor at Banasthali University and visiting faculty at Narsee Monjee Institute, Bombay, LSR, IIT Delhi, Kharagpur, XLRI, IISWBM Calcutta, Anna, Madras, Periyar, St. Peters, Banasthali Universities, IMT Ghaziabad, MDI Gurgaon & IIM Raipur, Ranchi, LBS National Academy Administration, Mussoorie, IIPA – New Delhi.
Few of his celebrated books are ‘Departmental Enquiries-Concept Procedure & Practice’, ‘Living A Stressful Life with Joy’, ‘Right To Information’, ‘Performance Appraisal & Compensation Management’, ‘An Endless Travel’, ‘Writings on the Wall’, “Refelctions” etc.and poems ‘Tum Laut Aao’ Hindi Poetry Collection, ‘Sisakte Armaan’- Hindi and Urdu Poetry, ‘It’s not the time to go’ English Poem Collection and others. Dr. Goel’s upcoming book ‘Police Investigation’ which will cover all related aspects such as Arrest, Bail, Cyber Crimes, DNA Profiling, Narcotics Test, Test Identification Parade etc. is going to be his 21st book.