Bhaskar Rao is an Indian Police Service (IPS) Officer of 1990 batch borne on Karnataka Cadre. After his Basic Training at Lalbahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussorie and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad he was exposed to several field training in the militancy loaded district of Taran , Punjab, Poonch and Rajouri sector near the Radcliffe Line (Indo-Pak Border) for Army Attachment, Special Protection Group (SPG) which guards the Prime Minister and the Urban terrorism neutralizing agency, National Security Guard (NSG). He has also undergone an attachment with Indian Parliament and at School of Weapons and Tactics, Indore, Border Security Force.
He is a lover of hands on Leadership Training and outdoor activities. He is a long distance runner who has participated in Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, Pondichery Marathon and Bangalore Midnight Marathon and Kaveri Trail Half Marathon. He is an avid long distance cyclist..
An avid reader of Self Improvement Books, Environment Lover and promoter of Empowerment of Constables and Lower Rung Officers and he has identified with several developmental causes..
Bhaskar Rao was born in Chennai. He has studied in schools both in North and South India. He started schooling in Mount Carmel School, Bokaro Thermal Power Station, Kamala Nehru Makkala Mandira, Bangalore, Sri Kumaran’s Children Home, Bangalore, Notre Dame Academy and St. Michaels High School, Patna, Bihar.
He completed his PUC from St. Joseph’s Arts & Science College, Bangalore and Degree from National College, Jayanagar, Bangalore in Psychology, Economics and Sociology. He completed MA in Economics from Bangalore University. He was member of NCC (Armoured Corp) and National Service Scheme (NSS).