Karnataka cadre 1990-batch IPS officer Kamal Pant has been promoted to DGP rank and will continue to work as Bengaluru City Police Commissioner on upgraded post. DPAR issued order on Thursday evening.
He becomes the second DGP rank officer to hold Bengaluru city police commissioner’s post. Earlier DG&IGP Ajai Kumar Singh (now retired) was the Police Commissioner in 2005.
Apart from Kamal Pant another IAS officer 1996-batch R Hithendra is also promoted from IGP to additional general of police. Hithendra is posted as ADGP, Crimes and Technical services.