P.C.Thakur appointed as Director General for Fire Services and Geeta Johri As It’s First Woman DGP

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of P.C.Thakur, IPS (GJ:79) as Director General, Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guards (FS,CD&HG) for a period upto the date of his superannuation i.e. 31.12.2016 from the date of assumption of the charge or until further orders.


In other news Gujarat government appointed Geeta Johri as the Director General of Police (DGP). With this appointment, Johri becomes the first female DGP of Gujarat. She also has the distinction of being the Gujarat’s first woman IPS officer.

Johri was promoted from the rank of Additional DGP to Director General of Police days after the CBI(Central Bureau of Investigation) dropped charges against her in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, but continued serving as Managing Director of the Gujarat State Police Housing Corporation until 14th April, 2016.  Johri began her career in Ahmedabad in 1982 after clearing the IAS exam. She also served as the principal of police training school at Vadodara for sometime.



So lets do:
1. Who is appointed as DG for Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guards?
2. Expand the CBI?
3. Gujarat government appointed __________ as the Director General of Police (DGP).


Source – The Hindu


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