Bhubaneswar: The recently appointed Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Traffic DCP Saumya Mishra has applied to the Government to change her present service cadre  of Odisha to Punjab cadre.

On her application, the Commissionerate Police have recommended the DG and IG of Odisha Police in this regard.

The lady IPS officer has applied for change of her cadre from Odisha to Punjab on the ground that her husband Deepak Pareek is a Punjab cadre IPS office and presently posted at Ludhiana, read an official communiqué made by the CP.

The marriage certificate of Mishra was also forwarded to the DGP office.

Mishra is a native of Uttar Pradesh while her husband a resident of Rajasthan and the married in November 2015, according to the marriage certificate.