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    Jitender, IPS officer, named DGP of Telangana; Ravi Gupta appointed as Home Department secretary

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    The government has appointed IPS officer Jitender as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Telangana, replacing Ravi Gupta who will now serve as the Special Principal Secretary of the Home Department.

    Jitender, a member of the 1992 batch of IPS officers, hails from a farming family in Jalandhar, Punjab. Throughout his career, he has held various roles including ASP, Additional SP, and SP in districts like Mahbubnagar and Guntur.

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    He has also worked with the Delhi CBI and Greyhounds, and oversaw operations in the Visakhapatnam range and Warangal range during the Telangana movement. Jitender has held positions in the Andhra Pradesh CID, Inquiry Commission, Vigilance and Enforcement, as well as serving as Additional Commissioner of Traffic in Hyderabad Commissionerate.

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    Currently serving as the Principal Secretary of the Home Department, Jitender is set to retire in September 2025.

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