B Srinivasan appointed Puducherry DGP

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Srinagar: Senior IPS officer B Srinivasan, “who has been instrumental in strengthening the intelligence wing in the Jammu and Kashmir Police”, was on Thursday appointed as Director General of Puducherry Police. 

Srinivasan, a 1990 batch IPS officer, who was the intelligence chief when the Centre abrogated the special status of the erstwhile state, is the second officer to be posted out of the Union territory after the Jammu and Kashmir cadre was merged with AGMUT cadre. Earlier, Lalatendu Mohanty was posted in the Delhi Police.

Srinivasan replaces Manoj Kumar Lal who has been called to Delhi for further posting.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also transferred four other officers—two IAS & two IPS officers from Jammu and Kashmir with immediate effect.

Quoting an order, news agency KNO reported that two IAS officers serving in J&K — Amit Sharma and Sagar D Dattatray — and two IPS officers including Ashish Kumar Mishra and Mohita Sharma have been transferred out of J&K.

According to the order, Anuj Kumar, IPS (2016) and Saurabh Mishra, IAS (2015) have been transferred to Jammu and Kashmir.

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