Lucknow – : 1988 batch IPS Vijay Kumar has been appointed as the new acting DGP of UP. He will hold the additional charge of Acting DGP with DG Vigilance, DG CBCID. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued orders in this regard.
Acting DGP RK Vishwakarma retired on May 30. Before him, DS Chauhan was also made acting DGP. There was talk that in view of the Lok Sabha elections, DG CBD Vijay Kumar could be made acting DGP. For the post of new police chief of the state, either one of DG Cooperative Cell Anand Kumar and Vijay Kumar was to be selected. Today Chief Minister Yogi stamped the name of IPS Vijay Kumar.
Prior to this, on Monday, despite brainstorming at the government level, the proposal for the selection of the new chief of the police department could not be sent to the Union Public Service Commission. Uttar Pradesh, the country’s largest state, has to work with the help of an acting DGP for the last one year. Is. On 11 May 2022, full-time DGP Mukul Goyal was suddenly removed. After this, DG Intelligence DS Chauhan was made acting DGP.
DG Police Recruitment Board RK Vishwakarma was made acting DGP after the retirement of DS Chauhan on 31 March 2023. RK Vishwakarma retired on 30 May 2023.