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PK Agrawal appointed as new Haryana DGP

Lawstreet Journal 20 Aug 2021 5:42pm

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Prashanta Kumar Agrawal, a senior IPS officer, was named the next Director-General of Police (DGP) of Haryana by the Haryana government on August 16, 2021 (Monday).

Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, welcomed Agrawal on his appointment.

At police headquarters in Panchkula, Agrawal took over as the new DGP from former DGP Manoj Yadava.

Agrawal, a Bihar-born IPS officer from the 1998 batch, has worked as an ASP, Additional SP, SP, Range IGP, and Commissioner of Police in several districts.

He had worked as DGP Crime and Director General, State Vigilance Bureau, before being named DGP Haryana.

Agrawal, who was awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Services in 2004 and the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Services in 2015, also attended  workshops, conferences, and training classes at the Bureau of Police Research and Development in New Delhi, National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Sciences (NICFS), Intelligence Bureau, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur, including the NCTP at the National Police Academy (NPA), as well as exposure to law enforcement agencies in the United States.

He added, "I would indeed work on strengthening the police-public interaction."

He additionally expressed gratitude to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Home Minister Anil Vij for placing their trust in him and appointing him with the role of DGP Haryana.

He described Haryana Police as one of the greatest police forces in the country, saying that the force has made many commendable efforts… Continue Reading...

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