The Rajasthan government has appointed senior IPS officer Umesh Mishra (IPS:1989:RJ) as the next state’s Director General of Police, an order issued by the department of personnel on Thursday night said. Presently, he is serving as Director General, Intelligence.
The personnel department’s order said Mishra has been selected on the recommendation of a special committee constituted by the Union Public Service Commission and will get a two-year term.
Umesh Mishra will take over as the state police chief from ML Lather (IPS:1987:RJ) on his retirement on November 3.
Mishra has held posts like Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Intelligence, ADG Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Special Operations Group (SOG), ADG Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), IG Bharatpur in the past. He has also been the Superintendent of Police of Kota city, Bharatpur, Pali and Churu districts.