The Bihar authorities on Sunday appointed senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajwinder Singh Bhatti as the brand new Director Common of Police (DGP) of the state.
IPS officer Rajwinder Singh Bhatti appointed as the brand new DGP of Bihar. He was serving because the ADG of Border Safety Power (BSF) Japanese Command.
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“Rajwinder Singh Bhatti, a 1990-batch IPS officer of Bihar cadre, is appointed as DGP of Bihar until additional orders”, the notification issued by the state Dwelling Division mentioned.
He’s at the moment on central deputation because the Border Safety Power’s (BSF) Further Director Common (Japanese Command).
Bhatti will succeed present incumbent SK Singhal, whose time period expires on Monday.
He was the Director Common of the Bihar Army Police previous to his central appointment.
He labored in quite a lot of positions in Bihar. Throughout his first central deputation, he labored as a joint director with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Essentially the most difficult job for Bhatti right now could be to beef up policing within the state with a view to set up the rule of regulation, which has lengthy been a powerful go well with of chief minister Nitish Kumar’s authorities however has not too long ago been referred to as into query.
Although Alok Raj, a 1989 batch officer, is senior to him, the mounting problem on the regulation and order entrance, in addition to the query being raised concerning the police’s failure to impose prohibition within the state amid hooch tragedies, seem to have tipped the scales in Bhatti’s favour, in accordance with a report by The Hindustan Instances.
Bhatti has spent a big period of time in Bihar. He has additionally served as assistant superintendent of police (Barh), metropolis SP (Patna), SP in Jehanabad, Gopalganj, and Purnea, inspector basic (IG) (Patna zone), IG (safety), joint director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), director basic (civil aviation), and director basic of the Bihar armed police drive (BSAP).
(With Inputs From Companies)