Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha DGP Abhay has been appointed as the Chairman of Odisha Staff Selection Commission, a notification from the GA Department said.
The tenure of appointment of Abhay will be for a period of five years from the date of taking charge of the post or till he attains the age of sixty two years whichever is earlier.
Abhay, a 1986 batch IPS had assumed charge as Odisha DGP in December 2019. Though he was scheduled to retire in June 2021, the government extended his service by 6 more months as per the Supreme Court directive. Abhay had discharged his duty for two full years.
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