Bhubaneswar: The State Government today effected a minor reshuffle in the IPS cadre. As per a notification issued by the Home Department, Santosh Upadhaya has been posted as the Director-General of Prisons and Director Correctional Services.
Upadhaya, a 1988-batch IPS officer was serving as the Additional DGP of Crime Branch. He was recently promoted to the rank of DGP.
Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Sahoo, on promotion to the rank of DIG has been posted as Additional Commissioner of Bhubaneswar – Cuttack. He will be in additional charge of DCP, Bhubaneswar until further orders, the notification stated.
1993-batch IPS officer RP Koche has been posted as the Additional DGP of State Armed Police. Koche was the Additional DGP, Law and Order.
IGP Personnel Soumendra Priyadarshi has been promoted and posted as Additional DGP Law and Order. He will be in additional charge of ADGP, CID-CB (Crime Branch) until further order, the Home Department notification read.
2000-batch IPS officer Yatindra Koyal has been posted as IGP Provisioning. Koyal was IGP of SAP.