Imphal: Senior IPS officer Rajiv Singh was on Thursday appointed the new Director General of Police of Manipur, an official order said.
Singh replaces P Doungel, it said.
On May 30, Singh, who was working as an inspector general with the CRPF, has been sent to Manipur as per an order of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
According to an official order, Singh, a 1993-batch IPS officer of the Tripura cadre, has been sent to Manipur on inter-cadre deputation for three years.
“The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject cited above and to convey the approval of Appointments Committee of the Cabinet for Inter-cadre deputation of Shri Rajiv Singh, IPS (TR:93), presently working as IG, CRPF, from Tripura cadre to Manipur cadre for a period of three years from the date of joining, in relaxation of the policy as a special case in public interest,” the union home ministry order had said.