Press Release from CMO

Gangtok, June 22: The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Prem Singh Tamang met and congratulated Shri Khilburna Gurung on becoming the first person from the Sikkim State Police Service (SPS) to be appointed as the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

The Hon’ble Chief Minister hailed it as a momentous occasion in the history of Sikkim and extended his best wishes for the future. He stated that since the formation of the SKM government, they have focused on setting new milestones and this achievement opens up possibilities for other State Police Service officers to attain greater heights in their career, which was not possible earlier.

It is to mention here that previously the promotion criteria was limited till the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG).

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