CRPF chief Kuldiep Singh has been given the additional charge of the Director-General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to replace Y C Modi.
The National Investigation Agency is India’s counter-terrorist task force. The agency is empowered to deal with terror related crimes across states without special permission from the states.
National Investigation Agency (NIA) is functioning as the Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency in the country.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is the country’s largest paramilitary with an estimated strength of about 3.25 lakh personnel.
It is designated as the lead internal security force with its main operational theatres being Left Wing Extremism affected states, counter-terrorist combat in the Kashmir valley and counter-insurgency operations in the northeast.