New Delhi, May 29 : Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Director General Kuldeep Singh was on Saturday given additional charge of National Investigation Agency (NIA) chief as the incumbent DG of the anti-terrorist agency is to retire at the end of this month.
The Ministry of Home Affairs assigned the additional charge to Singh, a 1986-batch West Bengal cadre officer, who has been handling the post of CRPF Director General since March 16 this year.
Singh will replace his two-year senior Y.C. Modi, a 1984-batch IPS officer, who is to retire on May 31.
“Consequent upon superannuation of Y.C, Modi, Director General NIA on May 31, 2021, the competent authority has approved that Kuldeep Singh, DG CRPF shall hold additional charge of the post of DG, NIA, till the appointment and joining of the successor or until further orders whichever is earlier,” sad the Home Ministry order.
Singh has been appointed as DG, CRPF up to September 30, 2022–the date of his superannuation.