Jammu and Kashmir Home Department said that IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar upon his promotion as ADGP will continue to serve in the present position.

In an order,  government stated that the post has been declared equivalent in rank and status to that of ADGP.

“In the interest of administration, it is hereby ordered that Shri Vijay Kumar, IPS (RR:1997), IGP Kashmir, upon his promotion to the grade of Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), shall continue in the present position, with the post declared equivalent in the rank and status to that of ADGP, till held by the officer,” reads the order