Six Inspectors-General of Police have been promoted Additional Directors-General of Police. The government also posted A.K.Viswanathan as Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore.

In the latest round of promotions, the following officers have been posted to new positions: C. Sylendra Babu (present position: IG - North Zone) - ADGP, Coastal Security Group; Karan Singha (IG, Civil Supplies, CID) - ADGP, Armed Police; Prateep V. Philip (IG, Tamil Nadu Police Academy) - ADGP, Crime; R.C. Kudawla, (IG and Member Secretary, TN Uniformed Services Recruitment Board) - ADGP, Welfare; Vijayakumar (IG on deputation with Narcotics Control Bureau, Mumbai) - ADGP without prejudice to his deputation and S. Rajendran (IG, State Traffic Planning Cell) - ADGP, State Traffic Planning Cell. Mr. Viswanathan was till recently Chief Vigilance Officer, Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers (TNPL), replacing T.P. Sundaramoorthy who has been posted as IG, West Zone, Coimbatore.

Sanjay Mathur, DIG, Dindigul, has been promoted IG and posted as Commissioner of Police, Madurai, in the place of P.Kannappan who has been made IG, North Zone.

R. Arumugam, IG, Technical Services and Sunil Kumar, IG, Modernisation, have been transferred and posted as IG, Economic Offences Wing (II) and IG & Member Secretary, TN Uniformed Services Recruitment Board respectively.

Other promotions and postings are as follows: Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal (DIG on deputation with CBI) - IG without prejudice to his deputation; G. Venkataraman, (DIG, Directorate of Vigilance&Anti-Corruption) - IG and Joint Director, DVAC; Vinit Dev Wankhede, (DIG, Technical Services) - IG, Technical Services; P. Sakthivelu, (DIG-Vellore), IG,TN Police Academy.

Ten Superintendents of Police have been promoted Deputy Inspectors-General of Police. R. Dhinakaran (SP, Railways, Chennai) - DIG, Railways; Avi Prakash (SP on deputation with IB) - DIG without prejudice to his deputation; Vidya Kulkarni (SP on deputation with CBI) - DIG without prejudice to her deputation; A. Arun (Commandant, TN Special Police XV Battalion, Sundarampalli, now at Veerapuram) - DIG, Headquarters; D. Kalpana Nayak (SP on inter cadre deputation in Andhra Pradesh) - DIG without prejudice to her deputation; M.T. Ganesamoorthy (SP-II, Crime Branch CID) - DIG ,Vellore; C. Chandrasekar (SP and Vigilance Officer, TNPL) - DIG and Chief Vigilance Officer, TNPL; N. Arivuselvam, (Deputy Commissioner of Police, Headquarters, Madurai) - DIG, Dindigul; C. Eswaramoorthy, (SP on deputation with CBI) - DIG without prejudice to his deputation and K.Shanmugavel (SP,TN Commando Force) - DIG,Villupuram.

J. Mahesh, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Sankarankoil Sub-division,Tirunelveli district, has been transferred and posted as ASP, Tuticorin Town Sub-division, Tuticorin district.