J&K ; 2 IPS officers to be promoted to DGPs, 3 more may become ADGPs

December 19; 2 IPS officers to be promoted to DGPs, 3 more may become ADGPs, 4 to be confirmed as DIGs and 6 others to get selection grade, news PBs.

The Police Department has brought up the proposal for promotion of two more Additional Director Generals of Police (ADGPs) as Director Generals of Police (DGPs), four IGPs as Additional DGPs, confirmation of four officiating DIGs as full-fledged DIGs and higher grades in favour of SSPs and SPs.

According to sources, The Union Minister of Home Affairs has the powers to promote additional DGPs as DGPs and entrust the powers of promotion of IPS officers to the rank of additional DGPs to the Jammu and Kashmir Government.

Rashmi Ranjan Swain, Additional DGP CID and AK Choudhary, Additional DGP Armed, both IPS officers of 1991 batch, have been tipped for promotion as DGPs with effect from January 1, 2021 when they will complete mandatory 30 years of service in Police, as per the proposal.

Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) for promotion of DGPs will be headed by Union Home Secretary AK Bhalla who will meet shortly to discuss the proposal of promotion and take a call. Other members of the DPC include Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, J&K Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra and Director General of Police Dilbag Singh.