The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) appointed former Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta as the Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
The 1987 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Punjab cadre was removed as the State DGP and posted to the Police Housing Corporation after Charanjit Singh Channi replaced Captain (retd.) Amarinder Singh as Punjab’s Chief Minister in 2021.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved Gupta’s appointment as the Director General, NIA till March 31, 2024, that is the date of his retirement, it said.
In another order, Swagar Das was appointed Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Home Ministry.