Home Police Panda Gets Crime Branch

Panda Gets Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Thursday affected a reshuffle in the senior echelon of the Odisha Police force.

While 1994 Batch IPS Sanjeeb Panda has been appointed ADG  Crime Branch, he has been assigned additional charge of CMD, Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation (OSPHWC). Mr.Panda was Transport Commissioner Odisha

1990 Batch IPS Sudhanshu Sarangi, who was CMD OSPHWC has been posted as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Home Department.

1994 Batch IPS Yeshwant K Jethwa has been appointed as the new Director Vigilance.

Mr.Jethwa will take charge of the post following the demise of incumbent Debashis Panigrahi recently after being infected with COVID-19.

Mr.Jethwa was ADG Law and Order and was in additional charge of Crime Branch.

According to the Department of Home notification, 1992-batch IPS officer Lalit Das has been posted as Director Intelligence.

1995 Batch IPS RK Sharma, at present Director, Intelligence is transferred and posted as Additional DG of Police, Law and Order.

1996 Batch IPS Arun Bothra, at present CMD, OSRTC & CEO CRUT is transferred and posted as Transport Commissioner.

1997 Batch IPS Asheet Kumar Panigrahi, at present IG, Home Guards and Fire Services is transferred and posted as IG, Vigilance, the notification said.