Deepak Mishra appointed as ADG of CRPF

Mr. Deepak Mishra, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 1984 batch (AGMU cadre), has been appointed as Additional Director General in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

An official press release said the appointment would be with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post and upto 30.11.2018 (the date of his retirement on superannuation) or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

About Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF):
CRPF is the largest of India’s Central Armed Police Forces. It functions under the aegis of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Its primary role is to assist States/Union Territories (UTs) in police operations to maintain law and order and contain insurgency.
It came into existence as the Crown Representative’s Police on 27 July 1939. After Indian Independence, it became the Central Reserve Police Force on enactment of the CRPF Act on 28 December 1949. Currently CRPF is the world’s largest paramilitary force with 228 battalions and over three lakh personnel.

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Source – The Hindu


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