Anish Dayal Singh appointed CRPF chief, Nina Singh to head CISF

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) chief Anish Dayal Singh was appointed as the Director General of (Central Reserve Police Force) CRPF.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is a reserve gendarmerie and internal combat force in India under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of the Government of India.

It is one among the Central Armed Police Forces. The CRPF’s primary role lies in assisting the State/Union Territories in police operations to maintain law and order and counter-insurgency

To be noted that Singh, a 1988-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Manipur cadre, was holding the additional charge of the CRPF following the retirement of incumbent S L Thaosen on November 30.

Also, Nina Singh has been appointed as the DG, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

The Central Industrial Security Force is a federal police organisation in India under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

It is one among the Central Armed Police Forces. CISF provides security to over 356 industrial units, government infrastructure projects and facilities and establishments located all over India.

To be noted that Nina Singh, a 1989-batch IPS officer of Rajasthan cadre, is currently working as Special DG, CISF.

She has been appointed to the post till her superannuation on July 31, 2024, the order said.

Also, Vivek Srivastava, a 1989-batch IPS officer of Gujarat cadre, will be Director General, Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards.

He has been appointed to the post till June 30, 2025, i.e. the date of his superannuation, the order said. Srivastava is at present a special director in IB.