Bhubaneswar, Oct 10: Former Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Sarat Chandra Mishra passed away at the age of 88.
He breathed his last at 7:22 am on Tuesday while undergoing treatment for dengue at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
Mishra, a 1959 batch IPS officer, had a distinguished career that included a significant tenure in the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Throughout his service, he was known for his unwavering integrity and commitment to his duties.
Following his retirement, Sarat Chandra Mishra dedicated his time to pursuits such as reading, writing, and promoting education. His contributions in these fields were recognized and celebrated, and he was honored with the Odisha Sahitya Akademi award for his outstanding literary work.
Mishra's legacy extends beyond his service in the police force, leaving a lasting impact on the world of literature and education.