Five IPS officers promoted to DGP grade in J-K

Srinagar
10 Aug 2017

The Jammu and Kashmir government has promoted five Indian Police Service (IPS) officers to the Director General of Police (DGP) grade, an official spokesman said.
The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here last evening.
The cabinet sanctioned the promotion of D R Doley, Navin Agarwal, V K Singh, S M Sahai and Dilbag Singh with effect from January 1, 2017.
The spokesman said while Doley, Agarwal and Sahai were promoted on a pro forma basis, Singh and Dilbag were promoted within the cadre.
The cabinet also approved the re-designation of the ex- cadre post of Special DG (Coordination) as Special DG, Headquarters, and the continuation of the earlier identified post of Commandant General, Home Guards/Civil Defence/State Disaster Response Force, J-K, which has been declared equivalent to the rank and status of a DGP, with effect from January 1, 2017, for a period of two years, the spokesman said. (PTI)