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Meghalaya’s First Woman DGP

Meghalaya’s First Woman DGP:

Senior IPS Officer Idashisha Nongrang has been named Meghalaya’s first woman Director General of Police (DGP).

  • Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma officially announced this landmark decision, noting it as a significant moment for the state, as Nongrang is also the first tribal woman to ascend to this prestigious rank.
  • The selection of the new police chief was overseen by the Meghalaya Security Commission, chaired by Chief Minister Sangma.
  • From a shortlist approved by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) comprising three candidates, Nongrang was chosen to assume the role.
  • Her appointment follows the impending retirement of the current DGP, LR Bishnoi, scheduled for May 19, 2024.