New Delhi [India], Oct. 31 (ANI): Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SS Deswal has been appointed as the Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP). Also Read - Over 54 School Students in Haryana's Karnal Test COVID Positive; School Building Declared Containment Zone

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved Deswal’s name for the post for a period up to his superannuation on August 31, 2021, said the statement issued by the Ministry of Personnel on Wednesday. Also Read - Explained: What Haryana's 75% Reservation For Locals in Private Sector Means

He has been appointed in place of R K Pachnanda, who superannuated today. Also Read - Haryana Makes Law To Give 75 Per Cent Reservation to Locals in Private Sector

Deswal, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Haryana cadre, is currently working as Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

ITBPF was raised in 1962 and works under the command of the Union Home Ministry. (ANI)

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