Transferred officials include 16 IGs, 17 deputy IGs, and 104 SPs; 11 tranferred to DCPs.
Mumbai: In a major reshuffle in the Maharashtra police department, the government has transferred 137 officers, including from the IPS and the SP-level officers. According to a home department official, transfer orders were issued last night.
Those transferred included 16 special inspector general (IG) level officers, 17 deputy inspector general-level officers and 104 superintendents of police (SP) level officers. In the reshuffle, eleven officials have been transferred to Mumbai police as DCP.
The post of a joint commissioner of police (CP) is equivalent to a special IG-level officer, while the post of SP is equivalent to that of a deputy commissioner of police (DCP) level officer.
Archana Tyagi, who was the special IG (administration) at the state police headquarters, has been transferred as the joint commissioner (administration) in Mumbai. Anupkumar Sinha has become the special IG (admin) Maharashtra. Ashutosh Dumbre, who was the joint CP of Thane, has now been posted as the joint CP of Mumbai police’s economic offences wing. Amitesh Kumar, who was the police commissioner of Aurangabad, has been transferred as Mumbai’s joint CP (traffic).
Amitesh Kumar became the joint commissioner of traffic, Mumbai. Milind Bharambe who was joint commissioner of traffic in Mumbai, was transferred to special IG, Aurangabad. Madhukar Pandey joint CP, Navi Mumbai is now joint CP, Thane.
DCP Pravin Padwal has been promoted as the additional CP (south region) in Mumbai. SP Amravati (rural) Lakhmi Gautam has been promoted as additional CP (east region) in Mumbai. S. Jaykumar, who was the DCP (economic wing) in Mumbai, has been promoted as the additional CP (central region) in Mumbai.
Santosh Rastogi, who was the joint CP of state intelligence department, has now been posted as the joint CP of Navi Mumbai. Ravindra Kadam, who was posted in Mumbai as the special IG (CID), will now join as the joint CP of Pune.
Sunil Ramanand, who will now hold the post of special IG (CID) in Pune, according to the order. Naval Bajaj, the director of Maharashtra Police Academy, Nashik, was transferred as special IG, Konkan range. Additional CP, Thane, Yashasvi Yadav was transferred as the Aurangabad city police commissioner. Sanjay Mohite has been made Kolhapur’s superintendent of police. He was earlier the DCP (traffic) in Mumbai.