- 1987-batch IPS officer Sanjay Srivastava is new Ahmedabad police commissioner
- 1989-batch IPS officer Ajay Kumar Tomar is new Surat police commissioner
- 1995-batch IPS officer RB Brahmbhatt is new Vadodra police commissioner
In a late night order on Saturday, the Gujarat government appointed new police chiefs for Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat. The order was issued by the Gujarat government a day after Ahmedabad police commissioner Ashish Bhatia was made the state director general of police (DGP).
New police chiefs for Ahmedabad, Surat & Vadodara
A 1987-batch IPS officer Sanjay Srivastava has been made the police commissioner of Ahmedabad. He was working as DGP-CID (crime and railways).
A 1989-batch IPS officer Ajay Kumar Tomar has been made the police commissioner of Surat. He was working as the special commissioner of police (crime), Ahmedabad. He has replaced RB Bhahmbhatt, who has been appointed as the new police commissioner of Vadodara.
Other major changes
Anupam Singh Gahlaut, a 1997-batch IPS officer, has been appointed as inspector general of police (IGP-intelligence) in the Gandhinagar. He was serving as the Vadodara police commissioner so far.
Gahlaut has also been given the additional charge of executive director, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited at Vadodara, replacing KG Bhati.
Bhati, a 1999-batch IPS officer, has been appointed as inspector general of police, Ahmedabad range. He was the joint commissioner of police (traffic), Vadodara, and will be replacing JR Mothaliya.
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Mothaliya, a 2001-batch IPS officer, has been appointed IGP (border range), Bhuj, replacing SG Trivedi.
The additional director general of police (CID) Shamsher Singh, a 1991-batch IPS officer, has been appointed as additional DGP (technical services and state crime record bureau).
Amit Kumar Viswakarma is now Ahmedabad JCP (crime)
Amit Kumar Viswakarma has been appointed as joint commissioner of police (crime), Ahmedabad. The 1998-batch IPS officer was joint commissioner of police, sector-1, Ahmedabad.
Viswakarma will also hold the charge of additional DGP (ATS and coastal) and IGP (operation), Ahmedabad.
Besides, Secretary (Home) Brajesh Kumar Jha has been appointed as IGP (administration), replacing HG Patel.
IGP (Gandhinagar range) MA Chavda has been appointed as JCP (traffic), Ahmedabad, while Gautam Parmar, DIG-CID (crime and railways), has been appointed as additional commissioner of police (sector-2), Ahmedabad.
Surat’s additional commissioner of police (traffic and crime) HR Muliyana has been transferred as ACP (sector-2) in the same city.
HR Chaudhary, a 2005-batch IPS officer, has been appointed as joint executive director of the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited, Vadodara. He was serving as DIG (armed units), Vadodara.
Several SPs also transferred
Several deputy commissioners of police and superintendents of police (SPs) of various districts have also been transferred and promoted in the late-night reshuffle.
SP (Ahmedabad rural) RV Asari, a 2006-batch IPS officer, has been appointed as assistant commissioner of police (sector-1), Ahmedabad.
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