New Delhi: Government Wednesday approved the
appointment of senior IPS officer Anirudh Uppal as head of the CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir.
Uppal, a 1976-batch Himachal Pradesh cadre officer,
will be the new Special Director General of the CRPF in Jammu
and Kashmir following the approval of the Appointments
Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Uppal currently is serving as the Additional DG in ITBP and has earlier served as Inspector General with the elite NSG in Delhi.
The Committee also approved the appointment of N K
Tripathy, 1974-batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IPS officer, as the
the new Director General of the National Crime Records Bureau
(NCRB) in Delhi while incumbent R K Mathur has been moved as
the new Director of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National
Police Academy at Hyderabad.
The post of the Director at the National Police
Academy fell vacant after earlier chief K Vijay Kumar was
made the new Director General of CRPF recently.
While Tripathy and Mathur have tenures till next year,
Uppal will superannuate in 2012.