DGP Dattatray Padasalgikar’s service extended for three months

The 1982 batch IPS officer, Dattatray Padasalgikar, was made the Director General of Police (DGP) on July 1

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Maharashtra government has sent a proposal to the central government requesting to extend the service of Director General of Police (DGP) Dattatray Padsalgikar for three months. The decision on the same will be taken soon. 

This will be the second three-month extension of the DGP’s tenure and Padasalgikar will be the first DGP whose service has been extended for six months. Until now, only two DGPs – SS Virk and Ajit Parasnis – were given an extension on their services but only for three months.

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The 1982 batch IPS officer has been on the post of DGP from July 1 and was supposed to retire on August 30. However, Padasalgikar was given an extension of three months till November 30. Earlier, he was at service as Mumbai’s Police Commissioner. 

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