BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Tuesday effected a major reshuffle among top IPS officials.
As per a notification issued by the Home Department, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Headquarters Satyajit Mohanty has been given additional charge of ADGP, Law and Order. ADGP, Law and Order, Binyananda Jha has been transferred as ADGP, Communication.
Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation (OSPH&WC) Manoj Kumar Chhabra has been transferred and posted as ADGP, Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) in place of SK Upadhyaya. Upadhyaya has been posted to Chhabra’s post.
AK Ray, ADGP, State Armed Police (SAP) has been posted as ADGP, Prisons. B Radhika, Director of State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB) will be in additional charge of ADGP, SAP. Sudhansu Sarangi, on return from Central deputation, has been posted as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC).
There has been a reshuffle at the Superintendent of Police (SP) level. SP, Ganjam N Bhol has been transferred and posted as DIG, Vigilance after promotion. SP, Vigilance, Cuttack AN Sinha has also been posted as DIG, Vigilance after promotion.
Commandant of 5th Battalion of Odisha State Armed Police (OSAP), Baripada Awinash Kumar has been posted as SP, State Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch.