Arvind Ranjan was appointed the full time chief of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on 26 December 2013.
Ranjan’s name for the post was cleared by Union Home Ministry.
He is a 1977 batch kerala cadre IAS officer. Ranjan took over his charge from January. He will take his charge from incumbent Director General Rajiv.
Central Industrial Security Force :
The Central Industrial Security Force is a Central Armed Police Force in India. CISF was established in 1983 in the present form.
CISF is the largest industrial security force in the world. It is directly under the federal Ministry of Home Affairs and its headquarters are at New Delhi.
The CISF guards vital government installations including airports and nuclear and aerospace facilities in the country.
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