15 IPS officers promoted, transferred in Bengal

Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) In a major reshuffle, the West Bengal government promoted and transferred fifteen IPS officers on Saturday.

According to a notification issued by the government, Siddh Nath Gupta, IGP (O) was promoted to ADG and IGP (Establishment) while Sanjay Singh was promoted to ADG and IGP, EB.

Singh will also hold the additional charge of Inspector General of Police, CID-1.

Vishal Garg who was Joint Commissioner of Police, STF Kolkata, was made Additional Commissioner of Police-V, Kolkata as additional charge of Joint Commissioner, Crime. Joint CP, Armed Police, Kolkata Satyajit Bandyopadhyay would take charge of Additional Commissioner of Police -VI, Kolkata with additional charge of his old post.

Shakeel Ahmed who was Deputy Inspector General of Police, Intelligence Bureau, was made Inspector General of Police-II, with the same responsibility while DIG, AP, Durgapur, Kalyan Bandyopadhyay would be Inspector General of Police, Coastal Security in the state.

Member Secretary WBPRB Anil Kumar was made IGP (O), and Silliguri’s Police Commissioner Chelling Simick Lepcha was promoted to IG rank from DIG.

Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate DC, (Headquarters) Nishant Parveez was made DIG, CID (Operations) while Sugata Sen who was would take charge DIG, IB, WB.

Barrackpore Police Commissionerate DC (Headquarters) Humayun Kabir was made Joint CP, Kolkata.

Pranab Kumar Das would take charge of DIG (P&W) WB while Dipankar Bhattacharyya would be DIG, AP, Durgapur.

Dipankar Rudra was made DIG, SCRB, WB and Chirantan Nag would hold charge of Member Secretary, WBPRB in the rank of DIG.