Published On: Fri, Feb 19th, 2016

21 IPS officers reshuffled in Bihar

Patna: Ratan Sanjay Katiyar will be the new IG of Special Vigilance Unit as well as Special Branch as the Bihar government today transferred 21 IPS officers.

SP Munger Varun Kumar Sinha has been made DIG Bhagalpur with additional charge of  DIG, Munger.

SP Munger Varun Kumar Sinha has been made DIG Bhagalpur with additional charge of DIG, Munger.

Katiyar, recently promoted in the rank of Inspector General of Police (IG) and at present posted as the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) of Magadh range at Gaya has been transferred and posted as the IG (Special Vigilance Unit) at Patna, according to a notification issued by the home department.

He will additionally hold the charge as IG(Security), Special Branch, the notification said.

Another newly promoted IG Awadesh Kumar Sharma, at present posted as the DIG, Armed Police, North Division, has been transferred and made the IG (Modernization) at Patna.

Pradeep Kumar Srivastava, another IPS officer promoted in the IG rank and currently serving as the DIG, Tirhut Range, Muzaffarpur, has been made the IG (Technical Services and Wireless), while Nagendra Prasad Singh, who too has been promoted in the IG rank, has been transferred from Saharsa where he was serving as the DIG, Saharsa Range, and made the IG-cum- Additional Civil Defence Commissioner at Patna.

Umashankar Sudhanshu, who too has been promoted in the IG range, has been transferred from Darbhanga where he was serving as the DIG, Darbhanga Range, and made the IG at State Human Rights Commission.

Upendra Kumar Sinha, the DIG of Eastern Range at Bhagalpur, has been transferred in the same capacity to Purnia as the DIG of Purnia Range, while Asgar Imam, the DIG, Human Rights and Legal Matters at Patna has been transferred to Muzaffarpur as the DIG of Tirhut Range.

Munger district’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Varun Kumar Sinha, who has been promoted in the DIG rank recently, has been made the DIG, Eastern Range at Bhagalpur and will additionally hold the charge as the DIG of Munger Range.

Chandrika Prasad, posted as the Assistant of the DGP, has been transferred to Saharsa as the DIG, Koshi Range following his promotion in the DIG rank recently.

Another newly-promoted DIG Vinod Kumar – 2, presently posted at Saharsa as the SP, has been made the DIG, Darbhanga Range till further orders, while Saurabh Kumar, also promoted in the DIG rank, and presently posted at the state capital as the SP (Special Branch) has been transferred to Gaya as the DIG, Magadh Range.

PTI

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