In a major reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 66 IPS officers, including three Additional Director Generals of Police, four zonal Inspector Generals, eight Deputy Inspector Generals and 18 Superintendents of Police posted in various districts.
The IAS, IPS and IFoS officers need to execute a bond agreeing to refund all expenses borne on them by the government on their study leave in case they fail to return on duty after such sabbatical, the Centre has said.
In a major shake-up of the police department, the Uttar Pradesh government Saturday transferred 42 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, including inspectors general and deputy inspectors general and 28 district police chiefs, officials said.
In a curious move, Union Home Ministry Monday withdrew clearance given during the UPA government to two IPS officers for extension in the CBI, minutes before Central Vigilance Commission was to clear their names.
Two senior IPS officers, who were in the race for the coveted post of Mumbai Police Commissioner but were left disappointed as their junior Rakesh Maria was chosen for the job, have gone on leave claiming that injustice has been done to them.
Officers of the three premier services - IAS, IPS and IFoS - will now spend a minimum of two years at each posting and any exception in the form of transfers or new appointments will only be done upon the recommendation of a civil services board, according to new rules aimed at checking political interference.
The Supreme Court on Friday declined a petition seeking direction to the government to observe a cooling off period of two years before a retired senior civil servant is offered re-employment with the government.