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Former DGP Singhal Became the Chairman of the Central Selection Council

  • 16 Jan 2023
  • 1 min read

Why In News?

  • On January 14, 2023, Bihar state government has appointed former DGP SK Singhal as the new chairman of the Central Selection Council. The Home Department issued a notification for this.

Key points

  • The extended term of the Council's current chairman KS Dwivedi will end on January 20, 2023. After this, Singhal will take over as the new chairman.
  • The government has appointed SK Singhal as the chairman of the selection council for the next three years. On December 19, 2022, SK Singhal retired from the post of DGP.
  • It is noteworthy that the current president KS Dwivedi was also given this responsibility by the government after retiring from the post of DPP of Bihar. He was also given a six-month extension.
  • Apart from the post of constable in Bihar Police, the Central Selection Council also conducts examinations for appointments in other departments.
  • Sanjeev Kumar Singhal is a 1988 batch officer of the Indian Police Service. As the chairman of the Central Selection Council, SK Singhal will continue to get salary and all facilities as per government provisions.
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