Chandigarh, Sept 28, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
Punjab Cadre IPS officer Kuldeep Singh Chahal is set to be new SSP of Chandigarh.
His name has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.
2009 batch IPS officer Chahal’s name was proposed for the post of SSP, Chandigarh by Ministry of Home Affairs for inter-cadre deputation from Punjab Cadre to AGMUT Cadre (Chandigarh Sector) for a period of three years.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Punjab Government had forwarded names of three IPS officers for the coveted post but the Ministry of Home Affairs had finalized and proposed the name of Kuldeep Singh Chahal even as Chandigarh Administrator had recommended the name of IPS Viveksheel Soni. Soni, a 2011 batch IPS was the junior most amongst the three.
The third name included in the panel was of K. Ketan Patil, a 2009 batch IPS officer.