GANGTOK: Khilburna Gurung becomes the first State Police Service(SPS) to become Inspector General of Police(IGP).
He has served various units under Sikkim police department and has also served in the UN Peacekeeping Mission twice Kosovo(2002) and Haiti (2009).
Additionally, CM Tamang said, “Khilburna Gurung has become the first person from the Sikkim State Police Service (SPS) to be appointed as the Inspector General of Police (IGP). It is a momentous occasion in the history of Sikkim and I congratulate him on this significant achievement.”
“Since the formation of our government, we have focused on setting new milestones and this achievement opens up possibilities for other State Police Service officers to attain greater heights in their career, which was not possible earlier. Previously SPS officers could only reach the level of Deputy Inspector General (DIG),” he added.