New Delhi. Giving a new responsibility to IPS Pankaj Singh, who recently retired from the post of Director General of Border Security Force (BSF), the Central Government has appointed him as Deputy National Security Advisor. He has been an IPS officer of Rajasthan Cadre and 1988 batch. This post has been given to him for two years by the Central Government on contract basis. Later, if needed, the central government can also extend his tenure.
Tenure starts from 14 January
The appointment of IPS Pankaj Singh to the post of Deputy National Security Advisor has been valid from January 14. When Pankaj Singh was retiring in December last year, he was being praised and discussed a lot in the bureaucracy corridors. Because Pankaj Singh worked brilliantly in BSF. That’s why it was being speculated that the Central Government may definitely assign some important responsibility to him even after his retirement.
Pankaj Singh was born in Lucknow
Pankaj Singh was born on December 19, 1962 in Lucknow, he moved forward considering his father as an ideal since childhood. Pankaj Singh, obtained BSC degree including MBA and LLB and then after passing the UPSC exam, became a very fast-paced IPS officer. Pankaj Singh is originally from Uttar Pradesh, but his workplace has been Rajasthan. Because he has been an officer of Rajasthan cadre. Pankaj Singh’s father Prakash Singh has also been a very famous IPS officer of the country. Even he too had retired from BSF.
Father has also led BSF
Prakash Singh also headed the BSF from June 1993 to January 1994. Prakash Singh is considered the architect of police reforms in the country. He petitioned the Supreme Court for reforms in the police establishment in 1996, after which the government started giving fixed tenures of at least two years to the Intelligence Bureau chief, CBI, foreign secretary, RAW chief and the Union home secretary. .
Tags: bsf, NSA Ajit Doval
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 17, 2023, 21:45 IST