Swayam Prakash Pani appointed IG, Kashmir range
Shri Swayam Prakash Pani IPS (Jammu and Kashmir 2000) presently Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, South Kashmir Range , has been appointed Inspector General (IG) of Police, Kashmir range, making him the youngest officer to hold the post, according to a Jammu and Kashmir government vice Shri Muneer Khan.
Shri Pani’s name was cleared in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, it said. Pani brings with him a range of expertise of serving in the Intelligence Bureau and National Investigation Agency.During his tenure as DIG, south Kashmir, many militant commanders were killed in encounters, officials said.All operations that Pani headed were meticulously planned, they said.
While focusing on anti-militancy operations, Pani also relentlessly worked to bring misguided youths to the mainstream and succeeded in seven such cases. Shri Pani also ensured securing arrests of militants from encounter sites. As many as four militants were arrested from encounter sites during his tenure as DIG.He was appointed SSP Kulgam in 2001 when militancy was at its peak.
IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Swayam Prakash Pani the very best.