Special Commissioner Sudhir Yadav appointed DG Tihar jail
Posted on:06 May 2016 12:49:53
06 May 2016 Current Affairs GK: Sudhir Yadav, the 1985 batch IPS officer of Delhi Police, was appointed as new Director General (DG) of Tihar.
An order issued by the Lt Governor announced Yadav's appointment as the next DG of Tihar. Earlier, he served as Special Commissioner (Provisions and Logistics) of Delhi Police.
An AGMU cadre officer Yadav earlier served as DGP o Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2013. After joining police service as an IPS officer in 1985 he went on to serve on various important posts of Delhi Police.
Earlier, Delhi government had appointed JK Sharma as new DG of Tihar on April 19, but the order was nullified as the government had not sought prior approval of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung before the appointment.
The post of DG Tihar was lying vacant after Alok Kumar Verma became Commissioner of Delhi Police at the end of February.
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