Bureaucracy: Senior IPS Officer Umesh Mishra Appointed As New Rajasthan DGP
The 1989-batch officer Mishra will take over as the DGP upon the retirement of incumbent M L Lather on 3 November. Read on for details:
Jaipur: Senior IPS officer Umesh Mishra will be the new Rajasthan Director General of Police (DGP).
The 1989-batch officer will take over as the DGP upon the retirement of incumbent M L Lather on 3 November, an order issued by the department of personnel on Thursday night said.
Mishra, who is currently the DG Intelligence, has been appointed as the DG (head of police force) for a period of two years (irrespective of his date of superannuation) or until further orders, whichever is earlier, it said.
At the same time, he has also been promoted to the apex scale (Level 17 in the pay matrix) of the Indian Police Service, the order read.
Mishra has held posts like Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Intelligence, ADG Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Special Operations Group (SOG), ADG Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), IG Bharatpur in the past. He has also been the Superintendent of Police of Kota city, Bharatpur, Pali and Churu districts. (PTI)