New Delhi [India], Apr. 10 (ANI): Rajesh Ranjan, a 1984 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week

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According to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry, Ranjan has been appointed as the chief of the CISF till November 30, 2020 that is the date of his superannuation. Also Read - Costliest 'Ghagra'? Drugs Worth Rs 1.7 Crore Hidden in Lehengas That Were Being Sent to Australia

The post was vacant after OP Singh took over as Director General (DG) of the Uttar Pradesh Police in January this year.

The CISF provides security to various government installations including the airports of the country. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.