Senior IPS officer Prakash Mishra was on 22 December 2014 appointed as the Directorate General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). He will serve the office till February 2016.
The post of CRPF Directorate General was vacant since 30 November 2014 after incumbent Dilip Trivedi retired.
His appointment was confirmed by the appointments committee of the Union Cabinet. Mishra was till now serving as the Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Union Home Ministry.
• Prakash Mishra is a 1977 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer from Orissa cadre.
• Mishra was appointed the Director General of Police (DGP) in June 2012.
• In July 2012, he was appointed as the chairman-cum-managing director of the Orissa State Road Transport Corporation.
Who: Prakash Mishra
When: 22 December 2014