New Delhi, Aug 31 : IPS Vivek Kumar Johri on Saturday took over the charge of Director General of BSF. He is the 25th Director General of elite Border Security Force, which is the largest Border Guarding Force of the world having the strength of around two lakh sixty-five thousand brave and dedicated men and women, protecting the International Borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh. Mr Johri, is a1984 batch IPS officer of Madhya Pradesh Cadre.
He is an Engineering graduate from MANIT, Bhopal. He has served as Superintendent of Police in the districts of MP in Panna, Bhind, Hoshangabad, Ratlam and Jabalpur. He also commanded a Battalion of MPSAF working for anti-ULFA operations in Assam in 1991. He also served as SP CBI and then in Cabinet Secretariat in New Delhi before joining BSF. UNI