SAC approves promotions in police, forests information department

Jammu: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the Chairmanship of Governor NN Vohra approved promotions in Police administration and Forests Department on Thursday.
Dr S Gopal Reddy (IPS-85) and S P Vaid (IPS-86) have been promoted to the grade of Director General of Police (DGP). Reddy has been promoted notionally from January 1, 2016 and regularly from the date he joins the State cadre while S P Vaid has been promoted from January 1, 2016.
RR Swain (IPS-91) and AK Choudhary (IPS-91) have been promoted to the Higher Administrative Grade of IPS (ADGP) with effect from January 1, 2016.
Manmohan Singh (IPS-99) (retired) has been promoted to the Super Time Scale-(i) (DIG) from January 1, 2013 to September 3, 2013 against an available vacancy and from September 4, 2013 to November 30 against the post of DIG created on supernumerary basis.
Uttam Chand (IPS-2002) has been promoted to the Super Time Scale –(i) (DIG) w.e.f January 1, 2016.
Vidhi Kumar Birdi (IPS-2003) and Keshav Ram (IPS-2003) have been promoted to the Selection Grade of IPS w.e.f January 1, 2016.
Sandeep (IPS-2012) and Sargun (IPS-2012) have been promoted to the Senior Time Scale of IPS w.e.f January 1, 2016.
The SAC also approved the release of Super Time Scale–1 (CF Grade) in favour of PK Raghav (IFS-2001) on pro forma basis w.e.f from January 1, 2015 and Shally Ranjan (IFS-2001) on regular basis from the same period.
The SAC also approved release of non functional Grade Pay, attached to the post of Joint Secretary in the Central Government i.e. Grade of Rs 10,000 in favour of Vasu Yadav (IFS-94) w.e.f. 13-10-2014 in terms of Rule-3 of IFS (Pay) (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2010.