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Y. C. Modi appointed Director General of National Investigation Agency

Y. C. Modi
Y. C. Modi
Central Bureau of Investigation Additional Director Y. C. Modi was today  named as the new Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
 
Mr. Modi, who belongs to the 1984 batch of the Indian Police Service (IPS) (Assam-Meghalaya cadre), will succeed Mr. Sharad Kumar, IPS (HY:79) on completion of his tenure on October 30, 2017, an official press release said.
 
The appointment will be with effect from the date of assumption of charge till the date of his superannuation on May 31, 2021 or until further orders, it said.
 
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has also approved the appointment of Mr. Modi as Officer on Special Duty in the NIA with immediate effect to ensure smooth takeover of responsibilities in the NIA, it said.
 
Mr. Modi was part of the Special Investigation Team appointed by the Supreme Court to probe the 2002 Gujarat violence cases.
 
The release said the ACC had also approved the appointment of Mr.  Rajni Kant Misra, IPS (UP:84), Additional DG, Border Security Force (BSF) as Director General, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) for a period upto the date of his superannuation, 31.08.2019, from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier. He will succeed Ms. Archana Ramasundram, IPS (TN:80) on completion of her tenure on September 30, 2017.
 
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