IPS class of 1984 helms high safety companies

NEW DELHI: It’s a rare coincidence. With Wednesday’s appointments of top bosses in the Intelligence Bureau and RAW, the batch of 1984 IPS officers has emerged as the lucky lot to be occupying most high-profile slots meant for police officers. Apart from the two elite intelligence establishments, officers of this batch are heading at least…

IPS class of 1984 helms high safety companies

NEW DELHI: It’s a uncommon accident. With Wednesday’s appointments of high bosses in the Intelligence Bureau and RAW, the batch of 1984 IPS officers has emerged because the fortunate lot to be occupying most excessive-profile slots intended for police officers.

Besides the two elite intelligence institutions, officers of this batch are heading on the least six other companies — NIA, BSF, CISF, ITBP, NSG and the Bureau of Civil Aviation Safety.

These forms of officers enjoy been empanelled as DGPs, DGPs on the Centre or DGP equal — the three classes on this putrid — in June 2017.

Soon afterwards, Assam-Meghalaya cadre officer Y C Modi change into appointed director general in the

Nationwide Investigation Company

in September that year — the first of a string of wanted positions that could perchance shuffle to what’s being referred to because the fortunate “Class of 84”.


In January 2018, Telangana cadre officer Sudeep Lakhtakia change into posted as director general in the

Nationwide Safety Guard

.

Within three months, one other officer of this batch got the possibility to head an agency when Bihar cadre officer Rajesh Ranjan change into placed as director general in the

Central Industrial Safety Force

in April final year. Ranjan change into special DG in the BSF earlier than shifting to CISF.

5 months later,

Uttar Pradesh

cadre officer Rajnikant Mishra change into appointed BSF chief. A month after Mishra, Haryana cadre officer S S Deswal change into appointed chief of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police. Earlier than being made ITBP chief in October final year, Deswal change into the executive of SSB.

In January,

Gujarat

cadre officer Rakesh Asthana change into posted as director general in BCAS.

The fortunate flee persisted, and on Wednesday, PM

Narendra Modi

appointed Punjab cadre officer Samant Goel as chief of the Compare and Prognosis Flit and his batchmate, Arvind Kumar, from the Assam-Meghalaya cadre as IB director.


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