Senior IPS officer Y.C Modi has been named the chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved Mr. Modi’s appointment as Director General of the NIA. He will take over from Sharad Kumar after he completes his tenure on October 30.
Another senior IPS officer, Rajni Kant Misra, has been appointed Director General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). Mr. Misra is at present the Additional Director General in the Border Security Force (BSF).
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Mr. Modi will hold the post till his superannuation, i.e. May 31, 2021.
- Mr. Misra has been appointed Director General of the SSB till the date of his superannuation, i.e. August 31, 2019.
- Mr. Modi is at present special director in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Source- The Hindu