Idashisha Nongrang, a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, has been named interim director general of police (DGP) for Meghalaya.
Nongrang would perform the duties of DGP till a full-fledged DGP is appointed, according to an official announcement.
According to a report by The Northeast now,”Pending the appointment of a fully pledged Director General of Police, Meghalaya… in the interest of public service, Smti Idashisha Nongrang, IPS (RR 1992), Special Director General of Police, Meghalaya, is temporarily allowed to look after the office of Director General of Police, Meghalaya,” the Governor’s notification stated.
Idashisha Nongrang’s appointment
Idashisha Nongrang, an IPS officer from the 1992 batch, is currently the Meghalaya police’s special DG.
Following the retirement of incumbent DGP R Chandranathan, Nongrang will take over as acting DGP on December 31.
Meanwhile, Meghalaya’s chief minister, Conrad Sangma, recently announced that the search for a new DGP has begun.