Raipur: The newly-elected Congress government in Chhattisgarh has appointed DM Awasthi as new Director General of Chhattisgarh Police.
Awasthi, a 1986-batch IPS officer, is currently the Special Director General (Anti-Naxal Operations). He will now head Anti-Naxal Operations, EoW, SIB, ACB.
He has replaced AN Upadhyay, who has now been appointed as Chairman of Chhattisgarh Police Housing Corporation (CGPHC). Upadhyay, a 1985-batch IPS officer, was the DGP of Chhattisgarh since March 2014.