Monday, December 5, 2022

CRPF, ITBP get new chiefs

Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officers Sujoy Lal Thaosen and Anish Dayal Singh have been appointed as the new directors general of the CRPF and ITBP respectively, a government order said Saturday.
Thaosen, a 1988-batch officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre, is currently working as the director general (DG) of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and holding the additional charge of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police. The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) DG post fell vacant on Friday after IPS officer Kuldiep Singh (1986-batch West Bengal cadre) retired from service. Thaosen has been holding the additional charge of ITBP DG after his batchmate and incumbent Sanjay Arora was appointed Delhi Police Commissioner in August.
Anish Dayal Singh, also a 1988-batch officer (Manipur cadre), is currently serving as a special director in the Intelligence Bureau. Thaosen is scheduled to retire in November next year, while Singh will superannuate in December, 2024. The order for their appointment was issued by the Personnel Ministry after sanction from the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by the prime minister.

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