Major Reshuffle In Maharashtra Police: Ranjan Kumar Sharma New Joint Commissioner Of Pune Police

Major Reshuffle In Maharashtra Police: Ranjan Kumar Sharma New Joint Commissioner Of Pune Police

Major Reshuffle In Maharashtra Police: Ranjan Kumar Sharma New Joint Commissioner Of Pune Police

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The Maharashtra state government has announced the transfer of 10 IPS officers across various departments. The reshuffle, effective immediately, aims to realign responsibilities and streamline operations within the police force.

Amitabh Gupta, previously Additional Director-General (ADG) of the state prisons department in Pune, has been transferred to the special cell in Mumbai. Similarly, ADG Sunil Ramanand, who was heading the state wireless department in Pune, will now take charge of the planning and coordination wing in Mumbai.

Venkatesh Bhat, Joint Secretary of the state home department, issued a notification outlining the changes. 

Ranjan Kumar Sharma, Special Inspector-General (IG) of the state criminal investigation department in Pune, has been transferred to Pune and given the charge of Joint Commissioner Of Police. 

The transfers also include ADG Pravin Salunkhe moving from the special cell in Mumbai to serve as the state railway police commissioner in the same city. Suresh Mekla, previously Controller of Weights and Measures in Mumbai, will now head the state traffic police as ADG in Mumbai. ADG Deepak Pandey, formerly in charge of prevention of women and children atrocities in Mumbai, has been shifted to the wireless department in Pune.

Other changes involve Special IG Subhash Warke moving from the state law and order wing in Mumbai to the prevention of women and children atrocities wing. Ashwati Dorje, Joint Chief of the Nagpur police, has been appointed as the Special IG of the state human rights commission in Mumbai. Chering Dorje from Nagpur police range will now serve as the Special IG of law and order in Mumbai. Special IG D K Bhujbal, previously with the state criminal investigation department in Pune, has been transferred to the Nagpur police range.

This extensive restructuring aims to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in law enforcement across Maharashtra, ensuring better coordination and specialized focus in key areas of policing.

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