Sanjay Kumar appointed as DG of National Disaster Response Force

Jul 6, 2017 13:12 IST

Himachal Pradesh DGP Sanjay Kumar was on 5 July 2017 appointed as the Director General (DG) of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

The post of Director General (DG) of NDRF fell vacant after incumbent R K Pachnanda was appointed as the DGP of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), the Sino-Indian border guarding force.

Kumar, who is presently serving as the Director General of Police in Himachal Pradesh, is set to retire in December 2018. Kumar is a 1985-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer.

He has earlier served in central deputation with the CISF, the vigilance wing of the Railway Ministry and the Railway Protection Force.

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About National Disaster Response Force
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), established in 2006, has 12 battalions with a strength of over 13000 personnel.

It is mandated to undertake special disaster response and combat roles independently.

It also assists local authorities in launching a quick rescue and response operation to save life and property.

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