Chandigarh: Shriniwas Vashisht, a 1981 IPS officer, is set to become Haryana's new Director General of Police superseding three officials in the department who were senior to him.
    
Vashisht, presently DGP, Vigilance Bureau will take over from 1974 batch IPS officer R S Dalal who retires November 31, an official spokesman said, adding that he will remain at his post until November 30, 2015.
    
The three 1979 batch IPS officers superseded by Vashisht are Sharad Kumar, R K Vachher and Satyendar Kumar.
    
While Sharad Kumar, presently DGP (Crime) has been shifted to State Vigilance Bureau as DG, Vachher has been shifted from HR and Litigation to Haryana Police Housing Corporation as Chairman.
    
Satyendar Kumar has been posted as Commandant General, Home Guards.
The posts given to Vachher and Satyendar Kumar, however, are equivalent to that of Director General of Police (DGP).
    
Meanwhile, Haryana Government today appointed outgoing Ranjiv Singh Dalal as Director General of Haryana Institute of Public Administration.
    
He will assume charge on November 1 and will be at his post for a period of one year, an official release said.

 (Agencies)

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