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Sikkim gets A Shankar Rao as new DGP

Press Trust of India  |  Gangtok 

Senior IPS officer A Shankar Rao has been appointed as Sikkim's new Director General of Police (DGP), a government notification has said.

Rao, a 1987 batch IPS officer of Sikkim cadre, replaced S D Negi, who has been transferred to the Labour Department as its principal secretary, it said.

Rao is at present posted as the Officer on Special Duty at the state Tourism and Civil Aviation Department office in New Delhi.

A Shankar Rao will be the new DGP of Sikkim with immediate effect, the notification issued by Tenzing Gelek, Principal Secretary to the state government, said.

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First Published: Mon, August 12 2019. 13:25 IST
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