Haryana Government on 8 January 2015 appointed Yash Pal Singhal as Director General of Police (DGP). His appointment was confirmed by the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
He took over the post with immediate effects. He succeeded S N Vashisht who has been posted as Director General of State Vigilance Bureau.
Earlier, Singhal was working as Director General of Vigilance Bureau.
He is the IPS of 1983 batch. Singhal will have two-year tenure and he will retire in March 2017.
Who: Haryana Government
When: 8 January 2015