50 IPS transferred in Mumbai
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 4 Sep 2020, 7:07 pm IST
- 3 minutes read
In a major overhaul of Mumbai City Police, Uddhav Thackray government has shifted 50 IPS officers to new areas. They include ATS chief And Traffic chief as well.
- Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Uddhav Thackeray ( Courtesy : Twitter)
50 senior IPS (Indian Police Service) officials of Mumbai Police were transferred this Wednesday with a few additional rounds expected in coming days. Among the key exchanges, Additional Director General (ADG) Deven Bharti has been moved out as the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) boss and ADG Vinay Kargaonkar too has been moved out of the traffic division.
The two officials have not been allotted new postings. Previously, Bharati has recently worked as the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) and Additional CP in Mumbai Crime Branch, and Joint CP (law and order) and EOW in Mumbai Police.
“The transfers approved on Wednesday were for the officials of the positions of Director General (DG), Additional Director General (ADG), Special Inspector General (SIG) and Deputy Inspector General (DIG). The rundown was authorised in a Police Establishment Board (PEB) meeting and was later endorsed by the Home Minister-and Chief Minister. The orders for the transfer of the posts of Superintendent of Police (SP) and others awaiting reshuffle will be given in the upcoming days,” said Additional Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte.
The PEB, led by Kunte, was attended by Deputy General of Police (DGP) Subodh Jaiswal, Director General (DG) of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Bipin Kumar Singh, Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and Additional Director Kulwant Sarangal, Member Secretary of the Board.
State Intelligence Department (SID) official Rashmi Shukla’s rank was enhanced and she was given charge as DG (Citizens Protection), a recently created post alongside the previously existing eight DG posts in the state police division. ADG (law and order) Rajnish Seth too has been elevated to the post of state’s ACB chief.
Mumbai’s ADG (law and order) Vinoy Kumar Choubey has been moved to ACB. ADG Railways Jay Jeet Singh has been sent to ACB as well.
ADGs Bipin Kumar Singh and Sadanand Date have been appointed as the new Police Commissioners of Navi Mumbai, Mira-Bhayander and Vasai-Virar, individually. Sanjay Kumar, working presently as Navi Mumbai commissioner has been moved to the ADG office (Training and Special Squads). ADG (Special Operations) Rajendra Singh is the new ADG( Law and Order).
Ashutosh Dumbre has been delegated as the state’s Intelligence Department’s commissioner. Amitesh Kumar has now been given the obligation of Nagpur’s police commissioner, while Bhushan Upadhyay has been moved to the workplace of ADG (traffic) in the DG office.
In the IG post reshuffling, IG Vishawas Nangre Patil and Milind Bharambhe have been named Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) and Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) in Mumbai. Yashasvi Yadav and Rajkumar Vhatkar have been posted as new Joint Commissioners Traffic and Administration in Mumbai. IG Deepak Pandey has been made the new Nashik Police Commissioner.
Mumbai has likewise got five new Additional Commissioners– Sanjay Darade, Viresh Prabhu, Satya Narayan, Gyaneshvar Chavan and Sandeep Karnik have each been given postings of East Region, Crime Branch, South Region, Central Region and West Region, individually.
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