Srinagar: The State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday appointed Dilbagh Singh as the Director General of Police of Jammu and Kashmir.
The decision was taken during SAC meeting in winter capital Jammu today where Singh’s full-time appointment was finalized.
The governor’s administration had on September 6 appointed senior IPS officer Dilbag Singh as interim director general of police.
Earlier, KNS had reported that the SAC was likely to appoint Dilbag Singh formally ahead of the hearing in the Supreme Court on November 2.
Singh, a 1987 batch IPS officer, has served the state in various capacities in field and at staff levels.
He has served as ASP headquarter Kupwara, Addl. SP Doda, SP Traffic NHW, SP Doda, SP Vigilance, SP Baramulla, Commandant JKAP 7th battalion, ADIG Anantnag, ADIG Baramulla, DIG Security J&K, DIG Jammu, Director SSG J&K IGP Crime & Railways, IGP CID, IGP Traffic, IGP Homeguard/ Civil Defence, IGP Armed, Director SK Police Academy Udhampur, IGP Jammu Zone, MD Police Housing Corporation, ADGP Security, Commandant General Home guard/ CD and DG Prisons with addl. charge of Fire and Emergency Services.