New ADG of CRPF is Deepak Mishra [ Current Affairs ]

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Deepak Mishra a senior IPS officer has been appointed as Additional Director General in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) after his appointment cleared by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

  • He will serve as AGD up to November 2018 with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post.
Image of Deepak Mishra

Image of Deepak Mishra

Deepak Mishra a senior IPS officer

  • Deepak Mishra is IPS officer of the 1984 batch of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre.

About Central Reserve Police Force (CRFP):

  • CRPF is the largest statutory Central Armed Police Forces in India.
  • It functions and operates under the support of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
  • It was formed on 27th July 1939, under Crown Representative’s Police but after independence it becomes statutory Central Reserve Police Force after the enactment of the CRPF Act, 1949.
  • CRPF is the world’s largest revolutionary force with 228 battalions and over three lakh personnel at the current time.
  • Its main role is to assist States/Union Territories (UTs) in police operations to preserve law and order and contain insurgency.
  • Head of the CRPF is a Director General who is an Indian Police Service officer and is separated into ten directorial sectors, each headed by an Inspector General.
  • Each Sector consists of one or more administrative and/or Operational Ranges, headed by an officer of the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police. Below is list of administrative:
  1. Director General (Apex Scale of the Indian Police Service)
  2. Special Director General (HAG + Scale of the Indian Police Service)
  3. Additional Director General (HAG Scale of the Indian Police Service, also available to BSF cadre)
  4. Inspector General (IG)
  5. Deputy Inspector General (DIG)
  6. Commandant (CO)
  7. Second In Command (2 I/C)
  8. Deputy Commandant (DC)
  9. Assistant Commandant (AC): Group A Gazetted Officer

- Published on: April 19, 2016