Chennai CoP Viswanathan transferred, Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal is new Commissioner

Mahesh Kumar Agarwal

Chennai: In a major reshuffle, the Tamilnadu government has announced transfers and postings of 39 IPS officers with immediate effect including AK Viswanathan, Greater Chennai Police Commissioner, who has been transferred and appointed as the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP, Operations) Chennai.

An order issued late on Tuesday night said Mahesh Kumar Agarwal, ADGP (Operations) has been given the charge of the new Commissioner.

In other changes, Sunil Kumar, Director-General of Police, Uniformed Services Recruitment Board, Chennai, was posted as DGP, Human Rights Commissioner, Chennai, S Davidson Devasirvatham, Commissioner of Police, Madurai, was posted as ADGP, Technical Services, Chennai, M Ravi, ADGP (Crime against Women & Children), Chennai, was posted as ADGP, Special Task Force, Erode, H M Jayaram, Inspector-General of Police, Headquarters, Chennai Police, was posted as IGP, Central Zone, Tiruchi, in the place of A Amalraj posted as Additional Commissioner of Police, Headquarters, Chennai Police, M T.Ganesamoorthy, IGP, General, Chennai was posted as IGP Economic Offences Wing, Chennai.

AK Viswanathan

R Dhinakaran, Additional Commissioner of Police (North), Chennai, was posted as Additional Commissioner of Police (South), Chennai, in the place of Prem Anand Sinha posted as Commissioner of Police, Madurai.

A Arun, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Chennai, was posted as Additional Commissioner of Police (North), Chennai, Sanjay Kumar, Commissioner of Police, Tirupur, was posted as IGP Technical Services, Chennai, J Loganathan, DIG, Thanjavur, was promoted as IGP and posted as Commissioner of Police, Tiruchi in the place of V Varadharaju, retired on Tuesday.

An order issued by the Home (SC) Department, Government of Tamilnadu dated on 30 June, stated the promotions, transfers and postings of the 39 IPS officers with immediate effect.

 

NT Bureau