SRINAGAR: The government of Jammu and Kashmir has posted Vidhi Kumar Birdi as Inspector General of Police and Vijay Kumar as ADGP (Law and Order), with immediate effect in the interest of administration. “Vijay Kumar, IPS (AGMUT: 1997), ADGP Kashmir, is transferred and posted as ADGP (Law and Order)”, reads an order.
The post of ADGP (Law and Order), as per the order, is the rank of ADGP viz. ADGP (Law and Order), J&K, is temporarily added to the J&K Segment of AGMUT Cadre, in terms of 2nd proviso to sub-rule (2) of Rule 4 of Indian Police Services, Cadre Rules 1954, for a period of two years or till the post is held by the said officer, whichever is earlier.
“Shri Vidhi Kumar, IPS (AGMUT: 2003), is posted as IGP Kashmir vice Shri Vijay Kumar, IPS. In addition, the officer shall also hold the charge of the post of IGP Armed Kashmir, till further orders”, reads the order.
“It is further ordered that the Zonal IGsP of Kashmir and Jammu, shall report to ADGP (Law and Order) J&K, under the overall command and control of DGP, J&K”, reads the order. (GNS)