J&K: SP Vaid appointed Director General of Police THE JAMMU and Kashmir government on Wednesday appointed S P Vaid the new Director General of Police of the state. Vaid is currently DG (law and order) and will replace K Rajendra Kumar, who was appointed in May 2014 and given an extension of three months to crack down on stone-pelters. The state Cabinet, which met in JammuWednesday evening approved the appointment. As first reported by The Indian Express, Vaid’s appointment was being considered by both the Centre and state. The state government in consultation with the Ministry of Home Affairs approved Vaid’s appointment as it wanted the top officer to take charge while the situation is under control in the Valley.