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Praveen Dixit appointed as Maharashtra DGP

Sep 30, 2015 17:17 IST

Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau chief Praveen Dixit was on 29 September 2015 appointed as the state's Director General of Police (DGP).

Dixit, a 1977-batch IPS officer who was heading the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) will have tenure of just over a year.

Dixit succeeded Sanjeev Dayal who retired from his office on 30 September 2015.

Apart from Dixit’s appointment, the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also announced some other appointments and they are
• Senior officer Vijay Kamble, who headed the State Security Corporation till now, replaced Dixit as the new Director General of ACB.
• Satish Mathur, 1981-batch IPS officer, was appointed as Director General and Managing Director of State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation (MSPHWC). Till this appointment, he was DG of Legal and Technical Department and succeeded Arup Patnaik, who also retired on 30 September 2015.
• Meera Borwankar, Additional Director General of Police (Prisons), has been promoted and posted as Director General of Legal and Technical Department.

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