Arvind Kumar Jain appointed as Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh
Jain succeeded Arun Kumar Gupta who retired as the DG Police of Uttar Pradesh on 31 January 2015.
Arvind Kumar Jain was on 31 January 2015 appointed as the Director General (DG) of Police of Uttar Pradesh (UP). He will serve the post for just two months as he is due to demit the office on 31 March 2015.
Jain succeeded Arun Kumar Gupta who retired as the DG Police of Uttar Pradesh on 31 January 2015. During the time of appointment, Jain was the Director General, Police Training Headquarters in Lucknow.
Jain is the sixth DG Police to be appointed in the Samajwadi Party regime in UP in about three years. Amir Chand Sharma was the first DG to be appointed by UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. He was followed by Devraj Nagar, Rizwan Ahmed, Anand Lal Banerjee and Arun Kumar Gupta.