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Sunil Bansal, 1987-batch IPS officer, appointed new Odisha DGP

Odisha's current DGP Abhay was to retire from the post in June 2021, however, the government had extended his tenure on the top post till December 31.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
Bhubaneswar Updated on: December 15, 2021 19:37 IST
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Sunil Bansal, 1987-batch IPS officer, appointed new Odisha DGP 

Highlights

  • 1987-batch IPS officer Sunil Kumar Bansal is appointed as Odisha's new DGP.
  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appointed Bansal to his new post.
  • The appointment was done on the recommendation of the Union Public Service Commission.

Sunil Kumar Bansal, a 1987-batch IPS officer, was on Wednesday appointed as Odisha's new DGP by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Bansal, who is currently serving as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau (IB), will take charge of his new role on January 1.

"On the recommendation of the Union Public Service Commission and in the interest of public service, Shri Sunil Kumar Bansal, IPS (RR-1987) at present under Central Deputation as Special Director, IB Hdqrs., New Delhi is appointed as Director General of Police (HoPF), Odisha in the Apex Scale of Pay (Level 17) in the Pay Matrix for a period of two years with effect from the date of joining in the post," a notification from Odisha government’s home department stated.

Odisha's current DGP Abhay was to retire from the post in June 2021, however, the government had extended his tenure on the top post till December 31. 

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