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Dinkar Gupta Appointed Chief Of Anti-Terror Agency


Dinkar Gupta will maintain the submit of NIA chief until March 31, 2024.(File)

New Delhi:

Former Punjab Director General of Police DGP Dinkar Gupta was on Thursday appointed as the brand new Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), an anti-terror probe company shaped after the 26/11 assault in Mumbai.

Director General of Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF) Kuldiep Singh was given extra cost of the NIA in May final yr after the retirement of Y C Modi.

According to an official order issued by the Personnel Ministry, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared the identify of Dinkar Gupta, a 1987-batch India Police Service (IPS) officer from Punjab, for the highest NIA submit.

According to the order, Dinkar Gupta will maintain the submit of NIA chief until March 31, 2024, that’s the date of his retirement or until additional orders, whichever comes earlier.

Having a Master’s diploma in police administration, Former Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta was on Thursday appointed as the brand new Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), an anti-terror probe company shaped after the 26/11 assault in Mumbai.

He has additionally held the submit of Director General of Police, Intelligence, Punjab, which concerned the direct supervision of Punjab State Intelligence Wing, State Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Organized Crime Control Unit (OCCU).

An skilled and distinguished officer, Dinkar Gupta earlier had an eight-year stint on central deputation from June 2004 to July 2012 throughout which he held delicate assignments together with as the pinnacle of the Intelligence Bureau unit which taken care of the safety of VVIPs.

Dinkar Gupta was adorned with two police gallantry medals in 1992 and 1994. He was additionally adorned with the Police Medal for Meritorious Services by the President and the Presidents Police Medal for Distinguished Service (2010).

In 1999, Dinkar Gupta was awarded the British Chevening Gurukul Scholarship by the British Council at London School of Economics, London.

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