He takes over from Seemanth Kumar Singh, who goes to ACB
Just hours before the state ushers in the New Year 2021, the Karnataka government issued transfer orders of several IPS officers. Chief among them is the posting of 1998 batch IPS officer M Chandrashekhar as IGP, Central Range, Bengaluru.
Chandrashekhar, hitherto serving as IGP of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, Bengaluru, moves to his new posting as he has completed nearly three years in the ACB. He will take over from Seemanth Kumar Singh (Karnataka cadre, 1996 batch) who has been promoted as Additional Director-General of Police, ACB, in the existing vacancy.
Apart from this, Dr K Ramchandra Rao (IPS 1993) has been posted as ADGP (Police Grievances and Human Rights), Malini Krishnamurthy (KN 1993) will take over as Principal Secretary (Home), Vipul Kumar (KN 1999) is transferred as IGP and Director, Karnataka Police Academy, Mysuru, Vikash Kumar Vikash (KN 2004) is transferred as Deputy IGP, Karnataka State Reserve Police, Vartika Katiyar (KN 2010) will take over as SP, State Crime Record Bureau in Bengaluru, and Ranjith Kumar Bandari (KN 2017) is posted as Assistant SP, Bhutkal sub-division, Uttara Kannada.
In another notification issued by State Government promoting IPS officers, ADGP (Forest Cell) P Rabindranath (KM 1989) is promoted as DGP (Directorate of Civil Rights Enforcement), Pawar Pravin Madhukar (KN 2003) is promoted as IGP, Southern Range, Mysuru, and N Satheesh Kumar (KN 2003) is promoted as Inspector-General and Kalaburagi city police commissioner.