Rajasthan DGP Bhupendra Singh retires, appointed as RPSC chairman


Jaipur, October 14

Director General of Rajasthan Police Bhupendra Singh was on Wednesday appointed as chairman of the Rajasthan Public Service Commission after he took voluntary retirement.

The state government also appointed four members in the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC).

Singh has been relieved from the service after he took voluntary retirement. He has been appointed as chairman of the Rajasthan Public Service Commission, an order by the Department of Personnel said.

DG (Crime) ML Lather was given the additional charge of DGP Rajasthan, it said.

Governor Kalraj Mishra issued the appointment order of Singh as RPSC chairman for a period of six years or until the age of 62 years, whichever is earlier.

An IPS officer of 1986-batch, Singh was appointed the Director General of Police (DGP) on June 30 last year. He was to retire on December 31, 2019, but the government had extended his tenure till June 2021.

Singh has now replaced RPSC chairman Deepak Upreti, whose tenure has ended.

Later in the day, the state government issued orders of the appointment of Manju Sharma, Sangeeta Arya, Babulal Katara and Jaswant Rathi as members in the RPSC. PTI



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