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Shri S K Bansal, IPS

Director General of Police, Odisha

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.