DP Sinha appointed as secretary (security) in the cabinet secretariat

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Divya Prakash Sinha as secretary (security) in the cabinet secretariat.
Since November 2013, this post was lying vacant after Yashovardhan Azad who was holding the post then, was appointed information commissioner.
Divya Prakash Sinha

  • He is IPS officer, belonging to 1979 batch of the Manipur-Tripura cadre.
  • Before this appointment he was special director with Intelligence Bureau (IB).
  • He is associated with IB for several years handling operations in key regions such as the northeast and even Delhi.
  • He known to be instrumental in neutralization of banned terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) and various extremists groups in North east India.
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