Major IPS Reshuffle In WB Police

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Kolkata: In a major reshuffle in IPS cadre in West Bengal, six officilas have been given new posting on Monday.

Sanjay Chander, IPS , ADG & IGP, IB,WB will take over as ADG CIF, WB with additional charge of ADG, Establishment, WB.

Siddh Nath Gupta, IPS, the present ADG CIF, WB with additional charge of ADG, Establishment, WB will take over as ADG & IGP, IB, WB.

Vishal Garg, IPS the present Addl. CP – V, Kolkata in the rank of IGP will take over as IGP, IB, WB.

Kallol Ganai, IPS, presently posted as IGP Murshidabad Range, will take over as IGP, Jalpaiguri Range. He will look after Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri and Coochbehar Districts.

Rajesh Kumar Yadav, IPS, presently posted as DIG, Jalpaiguri Range, will take over as DIG, Cyber Crime, CID, WB.

Dr. Pranav Kumar, IPS, presently posted as DIG, Training-cum- Principal, PTC, Barrackpore, WB will take over as DIG, Murshidabad Range.

Dipankar Bhattacharya, IPS, presently posted as DIG, AP, Durgapur, will take over the charge as DIG, Training-cum-Principal, PTC, Barrackpore, WB.

Earlier the Bengal government transferred several IPS officers. Here the list:

Inspector general of police (traffic), north Bengal, Jawed Shamim, has been posted as additional commissioner 2 in Calcutta police replacing R. Sivakumar who is the new IG (headquarters) of the Bengal police. Shamim had earlier served in the Calcutta police.

Superintendents of police of five districts – Nadia, Birbhum, East Burdwan, North Dinajpur and Alipurduar – were changed. Besides Shamim, 12 other senior officials have been given new posting. With the new posting of Shamim, the present Additional Commissioner of Police-II in Dr R Sivakumar will take over as IGP (Headquarters)-II in state police.

Simultaneously, SP of East Burdwan Kunal Agarwal has been asked to take over as SP of Birbhum, while SP of Nadia Santosh Pandey will take over as Deputy Commissioner, Cyber Crime, in Kolkata Police. Anoop Jaiswal, Commandant 6th Battalion, State Armed Police, has been asked to take over as SP of North Dinajpur replacing Shyam Singh who will take over as Commandant 10th Battalion in State Armed Police.

Sudheer Kumar Neelakantam, SP of Birbhum, will now join as DC, East Division, Kolkata Police, replacing Rupesh Kumar, who has been asked to join as SP of Nadia.

Bhaskar Mukherjee, DC Zone-II (Airport Division), Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate, has been asked to join as SP of East Burdwan. Nagendra Nath Tripathi, Commandant 10th Battalion in State Armed Police, has been asked to take over as DC Traffic under Siliguri Police Commissionerate, replacing Sunil Kumar Yadav, who have been asked to join as SP of Alipurduar.

Avvaru Ravindranath, SP of Alipurduar, will now join as DC Zone-II (Airport Division) under Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate. Rahul Goswami, Additional SP (Zonal), Diamond Harbour Police District, has been asked to join as Additional DCDD, Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate, the official said.

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