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Rajni Kant Misra to head BSF, S S Deswal appointed SSB chief

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ANI New Delhi [India]
Indian Police Service (IPS) officers Rajni Kant Misra and S S Deswal have been appointed as the Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) respectively.
Misra, a 1984-batch IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, is currently serving as the Director General of SSB. He will serve as the head of the BSF for a period up to his superannuation on August 31, 2019 in place of K K Sharma, who is retiring on September 30.
Deswal, a 1984-batch IPS officer of the Haryana cadre, is currently serving as the BSF Special Director General. He will hold the post of SSB Director General for a period up to his superannuation on August 31, 2021.

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First Published: Sep 28 2018 | 1:12 AM IST

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