Kolkata, Jan 3 (PTI) The Mamata Banerjee government has accepted senior IPS officer Bharati Ghoshs "prayer" for voluntary retirement with immediate effect, a week after she had put in her papers. The state Home department issued a notification under the All India Service Rules accepting Ghoshs prayer for VRS. "Since Smt Bharati Ghosh, IPS (SPS-2006) has attained 50 years of age, she is eligible for seeking voluntary retirement under rule 16(2) of the All India Service (DCRB) Rules, 1958 and the state government is competent to accept her prayer," the notification read. A day after that, she had written to Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purkayastha seeking voluntary retirement. Ghosh who was considered close to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has been posted in West Midnapore district for over six years.
Source: India Today January 03, 2018 07:41 UTC