Amulya Kumar Patnaik succeeds Alok Kumar Verma, appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner

Photo of Amulya Kumar Patnaik who has been appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner.

New Delhi: Posted as Special Commissioner of Delhi currently, Amulya Kumar Patnaik has been appointed as the new Delhi Police Commissioner by the Home Ministry today.




Patnaik who is a 1985 batch Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) carder I[PS officer has replaced Alok Kumar Verma who has been appointed as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) head on 19th January.




Amulya was one of the front runners for the top post who is currently posted as a special Commissioner (Administrator) in Delhi Police along with some other senior officers, Dhatmendra Kumar and Deepak Mishra.




Although, Amulya who hails from Odisha, is one batch junior to Dharmendra and Deepak, but he has been chosen for the post because of his clean image.




His seniors Deepak is currently posted with the Central Reserve Police Force as an Additional Director General while Dharmendra is an Additional Director General with the Central Industrial Security Force. Both of them are 1984 batch IPS officers.