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Punjab DGP launches ‘Appreciate and Commend’ to honor cops

The Police Department of Punjab has recently launched an award scheme called ‘Appreciate and Commend’. The DGP of Punjab launched the scheme, which aims to honour the Police officers who perform their duties diligently. Under the scheme, the District Police chiefs will submit nominations of outstanding cops at the end of every month. A committee ..

ECI appoints Special Central Police Observer for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Election Commission of India has appointed Sh K K Sharma (IPS 1982 Retd DG Border Security Force) as the Central Police Observer for the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana instead. Sh K K Sharma was earlier nominated for the States of West Bengal and Jharkhand. He would oversee the deployment and other security related ..

S Sundari Nanda posted as first woman DGP of Puducherry

S Sundari Nanda, a 1988 AGMU cadre Indian Police Service officer in the rank of ADGP, has been posted as the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Union Territory of Puducherry. DGP Sunil Kumar Gautam has been transferred from Puducherry to the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) in place ..

OP Singh to be new Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh

Om Prakash Singh, the 1983 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, will be the new Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh. He will succeed incumbent Sulkhan Singh, whose tenure ends on December 31, 2017. Presently, OP Singh is the Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). Till the new appointee takes charge, ..

M Mahender Reddy appointed as new DGP of Telangana State Government

Hyderabad Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy has been appointed the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Telangana State. He will be the second DGP of the state after its formation in 2014. He succeeded Anurag Sharma, who has been appointed as advisor to Home Department of Telangana State Government. Meanwhile, Hyderabad Police Additional Commissioner ..