The home ministry has promoted 96 Additional Superintendents of Police (Adi-SPs) to the rank of Superintendents of Police (SP).
According to an official circular of the security division of the home ministry, these officers were upgraded to the grade-5 from grade 6 of the government pay scale.
Earlier, the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) of the Home Ministry recommended to the higher authority of the government for their promotion. They would be posted to new places soon, the circular also said.
In a circular issued on Thursday, the home ministry said the order would take effect immediately. In this regard, a gazette notification has also been published.