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CISF DG calls on Home Minister

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Newly-appointed chief O P Singh today called on Union Home Minister and briefed him about the security measures undertaken by the force at various civil airports in the country and vital installations in the aerospace and nuclear domain.

Officials said Singh, who took over as the Director General (DG) of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on September 26, the Home Minister at his office and briefed him about the activities of the force.

The DG later called on Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju.

Singh, a 1983-batch cadre IPS officer, was till recently serving as the NDRF chief before the Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister appointed him as the new DG.

The 1.47-lakh personnel strong force is tasked to secure 59 major civil airports, the Metro and sensitive installations in the aerospace, nuclear, government establishment and those in private sector.

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First Published: Thu, September 29 2016. 21:13 IST