JAIPUR (INDIA): The Rajasthan government has appointed 1982-batch IPS officer Ajit Singh as the state’s Director General of Police, official release said.
Singh was earlier posted as DGP (Jail) and took over from Manoj Bhatt, who retired as Rajasthan DGP today.
Singh has been awarded the police medal twice and was also conferred the President’s police medal in 2008.
He has held several key positions.
Dr Sunil Kumar Mehrotra, DGP (telecommunications and technical), has been given the additional charge as DGP (Jail), a state government release said.
Meanwhile, Bhatt was given farewell with full honours during a ceremony held at policeheadquarter and police academy.
Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria also wished him luck for his future endeavors.
Source: Press Trust of India