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Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Anup Kumar Singh is new NSG chief

New Delhi: Senior IPS officer of Gujarat cadre Anup Kumar Singh has been appointed as director normal of the Nationwide Safety Guard (NSG), an official order stated on Friday.

The appoint of Singh, a 1985-batch IPS officer, because the DG of the ‘black cats commando’ power was permitted by the Appointments Committee of the Cupboard (ACC) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“The appointment will be from the date of joining the post and up to September 30, 2020 i.e. date of his superannuation or till further orders, whichever is earlier,” an order issued by the Division of Personnel and Coaching stated.

The NSG was raised because the federal contingency power to counter terrorists and hijack-like incidents in 1984.

The commandos of the power are based mostly in 5 hubs throughout the nation, aside from their primary garrison in Gurgaon’s Manesar. Additionally they render private safety to a number of the most high-profile VVIPs.

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