West Bengal govt shifted 24 IPS officers
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 8 Feb 2021, 12:56 pm IST
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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Saturday reshuffled 24 IPS officers in the state including Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma.
- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Saturday reshuffled 24 IPS officers in the state including Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma. The Officers were reshuffled following the meeting of CM and state Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay on Friday.
Soumen Mitra will replace Anuj Sharma as Kolkata chief, who was made Kolkata police chief by the EC during the 2016 Assembly elections. Kolkata ADG (L&O) Gyanwant Singh was also transferred.
Now Anuj Sharma will head CID as ADG and IGP, replacing Siddh Nath Gupta, who will be the ADGP (South Bengal). Rajeev Mishra ADG and IGP (South Bengal) will be ADG and IGP (planning) .
Jawed Shamim, Special Commissioner-I, Kolkata, will take new charge as the next ADGP (Law and order) of the state, while Gyanwant Singh will be Additional DGP (Armed Police).
Ajay Mukund Ranade, ADG and IGP (planning), will take new charge as Adviser (security and vigilance) WBSEDCL.
Dr Debashis Roy, ADG and IGP Armed Police, has been transferred as ADG and IGP (training).
Supratim Sarkar, Additional CP (II), will be new CP of Bidhannagar in the rank of IGP. Mukesh Kumar CP Bidhannagar will take charge as DIG (Barasat range).
Ajay Kumar, Nand ADG and IGP, will be the new chief of Barrackpore police. Manoj Verma, who is CP of Barrackpore, has been transferred to the Counter Insurgency Force as IGP.
Praveen Kumar Tripathi DIG (Presidency Range) will be new DIG (Provisioning) while Sheesh Ram Jhajharia DIG (personnel ) will take charge as DIG (Presidency Range) .
Tripurari Atharv IGP (traffic) will now take charge as IGP (personnel), Jayant Kumar Pal IGP (Raiganj Range ) will be IGP armed police (North Bengal), while Dr Tanmay Ray Chaudhuri IGP (Traffic) has been transferred in Kolkata police as additional CP.
Kunal Agarwal, CP Howrah, will be DIG (Midnapore range).
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