Senior IPS officers Sudhir Pratap Singh and OP Singh were Friday appointed as Directors General of counter-terrorism force National Security Guard (NSG) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) respectively. OP Singh, a 1983-batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, is at present working as Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
Another senior IPS officer R K Pachnanda has been appointed in place of OP Singh. Pachanada is currently working as Additional Director General (ADG) in CISF. Sudhir Pratap Singh, a 1983 batch IPS officer of Rajasthan cadre, is ADG, Central Reserve Police Force.
The CISF is entrusted with responsibility of providing security to national installations including airports.