Cuttack: Retired IPS officer Surendra Nath Swain passed away on Monday. He was 76.
A dynamic officer who joined the Odisha Police force in December 1981, Swain did his graduation from Ravenshaw College and post-graduation in political science from Delhi University.
Appointed DIG Odisha in 1994, he held several important posts like DIG (Admin), CR Cuttack, Vigilance Cuttack, Director of Sports & YS Dept and Tech (PMT) Cuttack.
He was promoted to IGP in April 2001 and served as Director, Printing Stationery & Publication, Odisha, before retiring in 2004.