SRINAGAR: The J&K government ordered on Monday the appointment of RR Swain, an IPS officer of the 1991 batch, as the new intelligence chief of the
Swain, who held key positions in the erstwhile state of J&K when militancy was at its peak, returned to J&K after spending more than 10 years in the
Research and Analysis Wing
Before proceeding on central deputation, the IPS officer held key positions, including district police chief of both Srinagar and Jammu. He also served as DIG of
the State Vigilance Organisation
, now known as
the Anti-Corruption Bureau
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet had empanelled him earlier this year to hold an ADGP-level post or its equivalent at the Centre.
According to an order issued by
the home department
, RR Swain, is posted as ADGP (CID), J&K, replacing Dr B Srinivas who has been transferred and posted as commandant general, HG/CD/SDRF, and also given charge of the post of director, fire and emergency service, J&K, in addition to his own duties, till further orders, relieving V K Singh of additional charge of these posts.
According to the order, Deepak Kumar, ADGP, railways, J&K, has been transferred and posted as MD, Police Housing Corporation. He has also been directed to hold charge of the post of ADGP, Railway.