New Director General of CISF

IPS officer O P Singh took over as the new Director General of CISF.

1983-batch officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre was serving as the Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

His tenure is till January 2020.

CISF is tasked with airports security in the aftermath of the Kandahar hijack in 1999.

Apart from securing airports and other important installations, the CISF also secures a host of VVIPs along with providing armed security to the Delhi Metro network, seaports, power plants and sensitive government buildings.

R K Pachnanda, a 1983-batch IPS officer, took over as the new DG of NDRF, a charge demitted by Singh.