K S Dwivedi(IPS:1984:BH) has been appointed new Director General of Police (DGP) of Bihar.The state government on Tuesday issued the notification of Dwivedi’s appointment to the key post.Mr Dwivedi would replace the present incumbent to the post Pramod Kumar Thakur who is retiring on Wednesday.He will retire on 31 January 2019.
At present, director general (training) and chairman of the Constable Recruitment Board, Dwivedi hails from Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh.
Dwivedi was the SP of Bhagalpur during the 1989 communal riots. He later went on central deputation. On his return, he became IG (operations) and later ADG (modernisation & wireless).