Concerns about the Nagaland DGP have led the Supreme Court to criticise UPSC.

The Supreme Court slammed the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for appointing Nagaland DGP . The court refused to give 60 days to schedule an Empanelment Committee Meeting to choose a board of officers for the job .

New Delhi, December 9 : The Supreme Court slammed the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday for the manner in which it appointed Nagaland DGP and refused to give 60 days to schedule an Empanelment Committee Meeting to choose a board of officers for the job, according to a bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud.The court also set a deadline for making a decision on December 19, 2022.The union government, in the Ministry of Home Affairs, gave the order to the court to give at least 60 days to convene the Empanelment Committee Meeting for the appointment of T John Longkumer, IPS, to the post of DGP (HOPF), Nagaland, so the court will be required to enforce the coercive arm of the law.The court considered that, given the UPSC's notification of April 1, 2022, the state of Nagaland must immediately forward the list of empanelled officers for appointment to the post of DGP, according to the court, who correctly rectified the problems mentioned in its communiqué dated April 1, 2022.The UPSC order states that the government will make a decision thereon by or before October 2022, according to the Nagaland Law Students Federation, an intervenor.

After his retirement, Rupin Sharma was appointed DGP on June 20, 2018.T. John Longkumer, a 1991 Batch IPS Officer from the Chhattisgarh Cadre, was appointed to the post of DGP on June 27, 2018.

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