Former IPS officer PL Gupta appointed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Vigilance Commissioner; post vacant for eight months

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday appointed retired IPS officer PL Gupta as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner of the state.

PTI October 24, 2017 14:34:58 IST
Former IPS officer PL Gupta appointed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Vigilance Commissioner; post vacant for eight months

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday appointed retired IPS officer PL Gupta as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner of the state.

Former IPS officer PL Gupta appointed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Vigilance Commissioner post vacant for eight months

File image of Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra. Wikimedia Commons

"The appointment of PL Gupta shall take effect from the date he assumes charge of the post in the state Vigilance Commission," an order issued by Vohra read.

The post was lying vacant since the first Chief Vigilance Commissioner, Kuldeep Khoda, demitted office in February 2017.

The governor also appointed retired IAS officer Gazanfar Hussain as a member of the State Vigilance Commission.

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