Anil Kant is the state police chief anil kanth selected as state police chief

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He is a 1988 batch IPS officer

He was currently the Commissioner of Road Safety

Thiruvananthapuram: Anil Kant is the new police chief of the state. The decision to appoint Anil Kant as DGP was taken at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

Anil Kant, a native of Delhi, is a 1988 batch IPS officer. He was currently the Commissioner of Road Safety.

Anil Kant is the first officer from the Dalit community to become the state police chief. Anil Kant, who has an excellent track record, also has the distinction of being the DGP directly from the ADGP chair.

Anil Kant, B Sandhya and Sudesh Kumar were shortlisted by the UPSC for the post of DGP. Out of these, Anil Kant was selected by the state government. Anil Kant will arrive at the police headquarters in the evening and will be replaced by Loknath Behra.

Anil Kant has seven months left in his service. According to the Supreme Court order, DGPs should be given a two-year term. The government may seek further legal advice in this regard

He started Wayanad service as ASP in Kerala cadre and worked as SP in Thiruvananthapuram Rural and Railways. He then became Assistant Director of the Intelligence Bureau in Delhi and Shillong. On his return, he worked as the Kochi City Police Commissioner and as the SP in Malappuram and Ernakulam Crime Branch. He worked as DIG in Special Branch and Thiruvananthapuram Range and as IG in Special Branch and State Crime Branch. In the meantime he was Additional Commissioner of Excise.

After his promotion as ADGP, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of the Kerala Police Housing Construction Corporation. He also served as ADGP for the State Crime Records Bureau. He also served as Director General of the Fire Force, Battalion, ADGP in Police Headquarters, South Zone and Crime Branch. He has also served as prison chief, head of the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, and transport commissioner.

He has received the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Distinguished Service. He holds a postgraduate degree in Political Science. The late Rumal Singh is the father and Shakuntala Harrit is the mother. Wife: Preeta Harritt, son: Rohan Harritt.

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