Chandigarh: In a major administrative reshuffle, the Punjab government on Sunday transferred 30 senior police officers with immediate effect, an official spokesman said.
The exercise has been carried out to fill up vacancies and on administrative grounds and the file in this regard has been cleared by the chief minister`s office, he said.
The transferred officers included those of the ranks of Additional Deputy General of Police (ADGP), Inspector General of Police (IG), Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) and SSPs, he said.
Jasminder Singh, ADGP (IT), has been transferred as the new ADGP (Crime), whereas ADGP (Railways) R P Meena will now be the ADGP (Prisons), the spokesperson said, adding that Amritsar Police Commissioner R P Mittal will swap positions from Ram Singh, IG (Border Range), Amritsar.
Arun Pal Singh DIG (Intelligence) will now be the new DIG (CM Security). He will replace S K Singh, who will now be the DIG (Intelligence).
While DIG (Punjab PCR) Khubi Ram has been transferred as DIG (Security), DIG (Intelligence) R K Jaiswal will be the new DIG of Ropar Range.
In other changes, while DCP (Ludhiana Rural) Ashish Chaudhary will swap position with Gurpreet Singh Toor, SSP (VB, Patiala) Varinderpal Singh will now be the new Ferozepur SSP, replacing Hardial Singh Mann.
Mann will replace SSP (Fatehgarh Saheb) Mandeep Singh Sidhu, who will be the new SSP of Hoshiarpur.
Similarly, while SSP (Taran Taran) Dinesh Pratap Singh has been sent as AIG (Personnel), SSP (Fazilka) Gurinder Singh Dhillon goes as SSP (Faridkot), he said, adding that SSP (Gurdaspur) Ravcharan Singh Brar has been transferred as SSP (Kapurthala).