Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government has promoted three IPS officers to the grade of IG of Police with effect from January 1, 2022.
The three IPS officers are Deepak Kumar, Asish Kumar Singh and Satyabrata Bhoi, all of 2004 batch.
“The place of posting of the officers will be decided by the Home Department,” said a notification issued by the General Administration and Public Grievance Department today.
Besides, 2004-batch IPS officer Nitinjeet Singh, who was on central deputation, is allowed proforma promotion to the grade of IG of Police in Level-14 of Pay Matrix with effect from January 1, 2022.
This apart, three 2008-batch officers–Umashankar Dash, Prakash R and Satyajit Nayak –have been promoted to the grade of DIG of police.
Also, six police personnel–Anupama Jame, Raghu PR, Parmarsmit Parshottamdas, Jagmohan Meena, Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo and L Dibya , all of 2013 batch, have been promoted to Junior Administrative Grade (Non-functional).
Three senior cops have been promoted to Selection Grade. They are Akhileswar Singh, Brijesh Kumatr Rai and Charan Singh Meena.
Earlier in the day, 153 new officers joined Odisha Civil Services with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik virtually attending the orientation programme held at Lok Seva Bhawan here.