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Satish Mathur takes charge as the new DGP of Maharashtra

Satish Mathur took charge from his predecessor Praveen Dixit as Maharashtra’s new Director General of Police (DGP).  Sunday was outgoing DGP Praveen Dixit’s last day in office.

A 1981 batch officer, Mathur, a St Stephen’s alumni, is the first IPS officer in the country who was trained by the National Security Guard (NSG). He is the batchmate of Rakesh Maria, DG (Home Guards), Meeran C Borwankar, DG (Bureau of Police Research and Development), former Additional DG P K Jain who resigned a week before his retirement, and ADG A K Sharma, who retired as Commissioner of Police, Navi Mumbai.

Mathur was also involved in the crucial investigations of 1993 Mumbai serial bombings during his stint in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).


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