IPS officer Hemant Nagrale on Thursday took additional charge as Maharashtra’s director general of police following the appointment of incumbent Subodh Jaiswal as DG of the Central Industrial Security Force.
Nagrale (58), a 1987-batch IPS officer, who is currently serving as the director general (technical & legal), took charge of the new post from Jaiswal at the DGP office in south Mumbai.
The state Home department has given Nagrale the additional charge of Maharashtra DGP as Jaiswal has been appointed as DG of the CISF, an official said.
He also worked as the joint commissioner of police (administration) in the Mumbai police force, special inspector general (admin) in the DG office and special inspector general at the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL).
He had also served as DIG of the Central Bureau of Investigation and superintendent of police, CBI, during his central deputation.