Senior IPS Niraj Sinha Appointed as full time DGP, Government of Jharkhand



The Competent Authority has approved the appointment of 1987 batch IPS officer of Jharkhand Cadre, Niraj Sinha, as full-time new DGP of Jharkhand.

It is worth mentioning that IPS MV Rao has been officiating as state DGP since March 2020. Till now, Niraj Sinha was heading the Anti Corruption Bureau as an additional Director General.He was Ranchi SSP when incumbent Chief Secretary Sukhdeo Singh was DC, Ranchi in the nineties. Further, Sinha also held the post of OSD of Bihar’s former chief minister Lalu Prasad who is an ally of the current CM, this helped him in clinching the post.