Lajja Ram Bishnoi is the newly appointed DGP of Meghalaya

SHILLONG: 17th May 2022 (PTI Source)

The Meghalaya government appoints IPS Officer LR Bishnoi as Meghalaya's new DGP, yesterday.

L R Bishnoi is presently serving as the Special DG of Police in Assam.

“In the interest of public service, Meghalaya appointed Lajja Ram Bishnoi (1991 IPS-RR), as the Director-General of Police (Head of Police Force), Shillong, in the Apex Scale of Payscale of Level 17 in the Pay Matrix with immediate effect from the date that he assumes charge and until further orders,” according to a government source.

The officer is a 1991-batch IPS from Assam and Meghalaya cadre who also holds a Master's degree in Veterinary Science.

He will succeed Idashisha Nongrang, who has been serving as the acting DGP of Meghalaya.

“I don't know yet when I'll take over as the DGP of Meghalaya (as Assam's Bishnoi said). But I will come once Assam releases me from duty,” he added.