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Maharashtra extends tenure of DGP Rashmi Shukla for 2 years

By IndianMandarins- 29 Feb 2024


New Delhi (29.02.2024): The Maharashtra government extended the tenure of Director General of Police (DGP) Rashmi Shukla (IPS: 1988: MH) by two years from the date of her appointment. Shukla will now retire from service on January 3, 2026. Earlier, she was scheduled to retire in June this year. This was the first time when the state government extended the tenure of Maharashtra DGP by two years.
She took charge as DGP in early January. As per Supreme Court judgements and orders, any IPS officer shall get at least two-year term irrespective of the retirement date. While extending the tenure of Shukla (59), the state home department considered the Supreme Court rulings and also took legal opinion for the same.

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