Bhubaneswar: Today government of Odisha announced a major reshuffle in the IPS cadre
BK Sharma, a 1986 batch IPS officer has been appointed as new DG (Fire Services & Commandant General, Home Guards & Director Civil Defence).
Amitabh Thakur is the new Inspector General (law and order).
Binyanand Jha is the new chief of Odisha prisons
Santosh Kumar Upadhaya is the new Additional DGP, CID, Crime Branch.
Lalit Das is the new chairman and managing director of OPH&WC.
Satyajit Mohanty, a 1988 batch IPS has been given the chqrge of additional DGP, Law and Order.
Debasis Panigrahi is the new vigilance director.
Arun Kumar Ray is posted as additional DGP, Communication.
Santosh Bala, who was inspector general (fire service and home guards) is the new special secretary of home department.
Rajesh Kumar is appointed as Inspector General (fire service and home guards).
Sudhanshu Sarangi is appointed as the Director of SCRB.
Sanjay Kumar Kaushal has been appointed as DIG Vigilance and Sarah Sharma has been appointed as SP in Biju Patnaik State Police Academy (BPSPA).
Arun Bothra is the new Inspector General of modernisation.
Pranabindu Acharya has been appointed as the first ever ADG (railway and coastal security) of Odisha.