Sunil Bansal: IPS Officer of Lot 1987 Sunil Bansal appointed new DGP of Odisha | Bhubaneswar News



BHUBANEWAR: The Odisha government on Wednesday appointed the 1987 IPS officer Sunil Kumar Bansal as the next Director General of Police (DGP).
Bansal, who left Odisha as a central deputy in 1994, is currently Special Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) in Delhi.
Outgoing DGP Abhay is expected to retire on December 31, according to a government notification released last month.
Government sources said Bansal will take over Abhay on December 31 or January 1, 2022.
“On a proposal from the Union Civil Service Commission (UPSC) and in the interest of the public service, Sunil Kumar Bansal is appointed DGP (Chief of Police) for a period of two years from his entry into office. function. said the notification of a state interior ministry.
Sources said the UPSC shortlisted the names of Bansal, Pradeep Kapur (1986 batch) and Manoj Chhabra (1988 batch) for the top post.
Abhay (lot 1986) was appointed DGP on November 20, 2019 and took up his duties on December 9, 2019.
Although he was due to retire in June 2021, the government extended his service for an additional six months to comply with the Supreme Court’s directive of a minimum two-year term from a DGP.
Abhay is Odisha’s first DGP, who has served for two full years, as stipulated by the Supreme Court.


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