Subhash Joshi appointed new NSG DG

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 20:34

New Delhi: Senior IPS officer Subhash Joshi has been appointed as the new Director General of the `black cats` elite commando force National Security Guard.

The Union Home Ministry issued an order in this regard today after the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) approved his name.

The 1976-batch Uttarakhand cadre IPS officer is currently Special DG of CRPF at its headquarters here.

Joshi will take the place of R K Medhekar, who retired yesterday, and will serve till February 2014.
He is expected to take charge on May 3 as he is currently on a tour of the North East.

The NSG, which undertakes special counter-terror and counter-hijack operations, has expanded its base to major cities like Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Chennai for quick response during emergencies.

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First Published: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 20:34

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