AP Maheshwari takes over as new CRPF DG

AP Maheshwari takes over as new CRPF DG

Agency News

New Delhi, Jan 15: IPS officer Anand Prakash Maheshwari on Wednesday took over as the Director General of Central Reserve Police Force here at Force headquarters.

The 1984 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre took the charge of the world's largest paramilitary force from Indo-Tibetan Border Police Chief SS Deswal who was given the additional charge of CRPF following the superannuation of the then CRPF DG RR Bhatnagar on January 31.

Mr Maheshwari was handed over CRPF DG baton by Mr Deswal. He was also given guard of honour by the Force platoon. He will remain CRPF DG till February, 2021. Prior to this assignment, Mr Maheshwari was Special Secretary Internal Security (SSIS) in the Union Home Ministry. He also served as DD of Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D).

During his earlier deputations in paramilitary forces, Mr Maheshwari has also served as additional DG in Border Security Force (BSF) and Inspector General in CRPF. (UNI)