Ministry of Home Affairs announces key promotions, appointments in IPS ranks

| Updated: 19 April, 2024 3:47 pm IST

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs have made a few major changes by giving two new ranks to top IPS official Nalin Prabhat and Sapna Tewari. Prabhat was given a new area while Ms Tewari has been promoted to Special Director IB from the Additional Director.

Nalin Prabhat, IPS presently working as Additional Director General, CRPF has been made Director General, National Security Guard (NSG).

He is likely to join the new post on August 31.

Likewise, Sapna Tewari, IPS who is presently serving as Additional Director, Intelligence Bureau (IB) has been promoted to Special Director, IB.

The order was issued by Government of India Secretariat of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel and Training.

The order read that the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

“Nalin Prabhat, IPS (AP:92) presently working as Additional Director General, CRPF as Director General, National Security Guard (NSG) in Level-16 of the pay matrix from the date of joining the post and up to 31.08.2028 i.e. date of his superannuation or until further orders, whichever is earlier; and

(ii)Appointment of Ms. Sapna Tewari, IPS (OR:92) Addl. Director, Intelligence Bureau as Special Director (Level-16 in the pay matrix), IB on “in-situ” basis by temporarily upgrading the post of Addl. Director held by the officer for a tenure of two years from the date of assumption of charge of the post or up to the date of her superannuation i.e. 30.04.2026 or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” the order read.

These are major changes by the MHA which will have major impacts.

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