UP police reforms: Lucknow, Noida get their own Commissioners

YB WEB DESK. Dated: 1/14/2020 12:06:12 PM

Lucknow , Jan 13 The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced that senior IPS officers Sujit Pandey and Alok Singh will be the first police commissioners of Lucknow and Noida respectively. The decision comes following the Cabinet's approval for the commissionerate system of policing in the two cities. Pandey was Additional Director General of Police in Prayagraj and Singh was ADG Meerut. An official spokesman said Inspector General attached to DGP (Headquarter) Naveen Arora and IG Provincial Armed Constabulary (Headquarter) Lucknow Nilabja Chaudhary will be the two joint police commissioners of Lucknow. DIG PAC (Headquarter) Lucknow, Akhilesh Kumar, and DIG Jail Administration Sriparna Ganguli will be additional police commissioners of Noida, he said. Earlier on Monday, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approved implementation of the commissionerate system of policing in Lucknow and Noida, giving more powers to police in the two cities.


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