Crime, Education, Karimnagar, National, Telangana

Senior IPS officer Nalin Prabhat appointed as Director-General of NSG

NEW DELHI, APRIL 19, 2024: Senior IPS Officer Nalin Prabhat has been appointed as the Director-General of National Security Guard (NSG), the country’s counter-terrorism force, according to an official release here on Friday.

Mr Nalin Prabhat, the 1992 batch IPS of Andhra Pradesh state cadre, is presently working as Additional Director-General in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved Mr Prabhat’s appointment as the Director General, NSG for a period up to August 31, 2028 i.e. the date of his superannuation, the order said. Mr Prabhat had worked in Karimnagar District SP from 1998 to 2001 and played a crucial role in curtailing Left-wing extremism.

Popularly known as the “black cats”, the federal contingency force NSG was raised in 1984 after the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) chief Daljit Singh Chawdhary was holding the additional charge of the NSG. The ACC has also approved appointment of Sapna Tewari as the Special Director in the Intelligence Bureau (IB).


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