Tuesday 16 October 2018
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Reshuffles in police department, VC Pharka appointed Principal Secretary and JC Chauhan Private Secretary to CM

On the first day if new Govt, few reshuffles were seen in police department as B Kamal Kumar, Director-General of Police (DGP), Home Guard, was given additional charge of the CID, relieving DGP ID Bhandari of the charge. KC Sadyal, Additional Director-General of Police (ADGP), State Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, was posted as the ADGP, Armed Police and Training. Prithvi Raj, ADGP, Armed Police and Training, was posted ADGP, State Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau. Abhishek Trivedi, Deputy Inspector-General (DIG), Administration, Police Headquarters, was posted as DIG, CID, in place of RM Sharma, whose posting would be given later.

Formal orders of some postings in the Chief Minister’s Office were also issued. VC Pharka was appointed Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister whereas retired IAS officer TG Negi was appointed Adviser to the Government and Amit Pal Singh was given charge of Officer on Special Duty (OSD). JC Chauhan was posted as the Private Secretary to the Chief Minister.

With this mild reshuffle is police department, now a major administrative reshuffle is also expected in the next few days after the Chief Minister returns from New Delhi, where he is scheduled to attend the meeting of the National Development Council.

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