Senior IPS officer, Zulfiquar Hasan has been appointed as the new Director-General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS). The official order stated that Zulfiquar Hasan has been appointed “for a tenure up to his superannuation on 31.10.2024”. West Bengal-cadre 1988-batch IPS officer, Zulfiquar Hasan has been serving as the Special Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Delhi. The post of the Director-General, BCAS has been vacant since January 4 after incumbent Nasir Kamal opted for voluntary retirement.
An order issued by the Centre, following the sanction by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC), appointed the 1988-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer to the post of Director-General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, which has been vacant since the beginning of the year. The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security functions under the Union civil aviation ministry and is tasked with framing security-related protocols for aviation operations.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Bureau of Civil Aviation Security Founded: January 1978.