Odisha’s J K Tripathy to be Tamil Nadu DGP
Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Saturday said it has appointed Jalad Kumar Tripathy as the Director-General of Police (DGP) and Head of Police Force in place of T K Rajendran, who retires on Sunday, as well, after completion of two years of his tenure.
Prior to this, the Odisha born 1985-batch Punjab cadre officer was serving as the DGP of Uniformed Services Recruitment Board in Tamil Nadu. He was also the Commissioner of Police in Chennai.
The government also said K Shanmugam, Additional Chief Secretary in Finance Department has been transferred and posted as Chief Secretary.Shanmugam will replace incumbent Girija Vaidyanthan who retires on June 30.