Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Thursday effected a major reshuffle in the senior IPS level and transferred 32 IPS officers and four Odisha Police Service (OPS) officers.
At least 13 police districts, including Bhubaneswar Urban Police District got new SPs and DCP.
As per a Government notification, Manoj Kumar Chabra was appointed as ADGP State Armed Police (SAP), ADGP, B Radhika was transferred to the State Police Headquarters, Arun Kumar Sarangi was posted as the Biju Patnaik State Police Academy as Director.
Susanta Kumar Nath was promoted to ADGP Rank and posted as Director State Forensic Science Laboratory (SFSL) while Vinayatosh Mishra on promotion to ADGP Rank was appointed as ADGP Modernisation.
RP Koche was given In-Situ Promotion as ADGP Operation while Radha Krishan Sharma was posted as Additional Director Intelligence. Padmakar S Ranpise was posted as IGP Personnel in State Police Headquarters.
Arun Bothra was posted as IGP CID CB and Sanjay Kumar Singh was appointed as Additional Commissionerate police.
Diptesh Kumar Pattnayak was posted as DIG SC & ST Cell in HRPC while Ghanshyam Upadhyay was appointed as IGP North Central Range, Talcher.
Yatindra Koyal was posted as IGP Vigilance, while Amitendra Nath Sinha was named as DIG Eastern Range, Balasore.
Nikhil Kumar Kanodia was posted as the DIG Economic Offence wing (EOW) in CID CB while Ashish Kumar Singh on promotion to DIG Rank was appointed posted as DIGP Southern Range, Berhampur.
Satyabrat Bhoi on promotion to DIG rank was appointed as the as DIG Northern Range, Sambalpur while Jai Narayan Pankaj was brought back to Jagatsinghpur as SP from Bargarh.
While Anirudh Kumar Singh was appointed as the Commandant Special Operation Group (SOG), Anup Kumar Sahoo was named as the new DCP Bhubaneswar. Awinash Kumar was posted as SP Mayurbhanj while Niti Sekhar is posted as SP CID CB.
Brijesh Kumar Rai was posted as SP Ganjam, Mitrabhanu Mohapatra was appointed as Angul SP, Pinak Mishra as Berhampur SP. While Jugal Kishore Banoth was posted as Balasore SP, Buttula Gangadhar was appointed as Bhadrakh SP. Anupama James was posted as SP Deogarh and Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo as the Bargarh SP and Saumya Mishra as the Sundargarh SP, respectively.
Vivekananda Sharma was appointed as the Nawarangpur SP, while 2014 batch Prateek Singh is new SP Kandhamal.
Senior OPS officers Santosh Kumar Naik was appointed as Dhenakanal SP while Kartikeswar Panigrahi was posted as SP Special Branch. B K Panigrahi was posted as the AIG State Police Headquarters while Pranadhan Mahapatra was posted as DCP Headquarters.