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Vigilance Director Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa to succeed Debasis Panigrahi

Vigilance Director Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa is now all set to succeed the late Debasis Panigrahi who passed away recently after losing his fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus.

June 25, 2021: Odisha’s Vigilance Director Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa, is now all set to succeed Late Debasis Panigrahi who passed away recently after losing his fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus.

New Vigilance Director Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa

Yeshwant has been recently appointed as the Director of the State Vigilance of Odisha. The state government of Odisha, had carried out a serious reshuffling on yesterday, which was in the IPS cadre precisely.

Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa, who is the AdGP (Additional DG of Police), Law and Order, has now been appointed as the Director of the State Vigilance.

Vigilance Director Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa takes over after Debasis panigrahi passes away

Notably, this important post was earlier held by Late Debasis Panigrahi. However, there have been many other reshufflings in major positions and posts of the State.

An official notification that was issued by the Home Department of Odisha, stated that,

  • Asheet Kumar Panigrahi who is the IG, Home Guards and Fire Services has now been posted as the IG, Vigilance.
  • Sudhanshu Sarangi, who is currently the CMD, of OSPHWC (Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation) has now been posted as the OSD (Officer on Special Duty), of the Home Department.
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Other shuffling of portfolios

  • Arun Bothra, who is the CMD of OSRTC & CEO CRUT, has now been posted as the Transport Commissioner.
  • Lalit Das, who is the AdGP, Headquarters, from now on would be the new Director of Intelligence.

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  • R. K. Sharma, who was the Intelligence Director has now been transferred as well as posted as the Additional DG of Police, Law and Order. 
  • Sanjeeb Panda, who is currently the Transport Commissioner, has now been transferred and posted as the AdGP, of the crime Branch. And also, he would continue to handle charge of OSPHWC in addition to his own duties.

By: Namasya Nandini Swain

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