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The 1987-batch IPS officer assumed charge as Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) on December 31, 2021 on a two-year term. Bansal, who left Odisha on Central deputation in 1994, has served as the Special Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB) in Delhi. Prior to moving to the IB, the IPS officer was Superintendent of Police in Dhenkanal, Angul and Mayurbhanj districts of Odisha. A commerce graduate, Bansal, was a Chartered Accountant before he opted for a career in law enforcement. He also holds a degree in law.
The 1996-batch IPS officer is currently serving as the Additional Director General of Police of the Criminal Investigation Department – Crime Branch (CID-CB) and Transport Commissioner. Earlier, he served as Managing Director of Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) from July 2019 to June 2022 and as CMD in Odisha State Road Transport Corporation from January 2020 to June 2022. He also worked as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) of Odisha from August 2019 to January 2020• He has made significant contributions in Odisha Police with various capacities as Inspector General of Police (Crime, Modernisation, Economic Offences etc.). He also served as SP & DIG in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Govt. of India from 2009 to 2014 in New Delhi & Kolkata.