Bhubaneswar, Oct 31 (UNI) Director Vigilance Gopal Chandra Nanda was today appointed the new Director General of Police (DGP), Orissa.
He succeeded Mr Amarananda Patnaik, who proceeded on leave.
A notification in this regard was issued by the state government.
Mr Anup Patnaik, a senior IPS officer and Inspector General Vigilance, will take charge of the new Director of Vigilance and Additional Director General of Police in place of Mr Nanda.
Mr M Askhaya will be the new Inspector General of Vigilance, the notification said.