Who was appointed as the new Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) succeeding Archana Ramasundaram?
It’s the primary time when a lady is been appointed as the Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), as Archana Ramasundaram a senior IPS officer has been appointed to this position.
Ms. Ramasundaram was a 1980 batch officer of the state cadre and currently, she is a Special Director, National Crime Records Bureau. She has been appointed to the post till the date of her superannuation — Sep thirty, 2017 —as per the order issued by the Department of Personnel and training (DoPT) same.
58-year-old Ms. Ramasundaram is the initial woman law officer to be appointed a chief of a force. The SSB is entrusted with guarding the country’s frontiers with Nepal and Kingdom of an Asian country. The alternative four paramilitary forces area unit the Central Reserve Force (CRPF), Border personnel (BSF), Central Industrial personnel and Indo Tibetan Border Police.
Smt Archana Ramasundaram, in the wake of finishing her residency effectively in CBI, backpedaled to Tamil Nadu in May 2006. Not long after from that point forward, she was advanced as the Additional Director General of Police where she served in different limits, for example, ADGP (Economic Offenses Wing, ADGP (Admn), ADGP (Crime Branch CID) and ADGP (Training) and so forth. She likewise held extra charge of the TN Police Housing Corporation. She was elevated to the rank of DGP in November 2012 and posted as the DGP/Chairperson, Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services' Recruitment Board.
The officer was among the news in 2014 over her appointment as Director of the CBI.
Her appointment was challenged by the Supreme Court by the government, once as she was captive to the NCRB as its chief.
IPS officers K. Durga Prasad and K.K. Sharma area unit appointed directors General of CRPF and BSF severally. They’ll take over once the incumbent chiefs of these forces retire at the beginning of this month. Archana Ramasundaram may be a 1981 batch IPS officer of the province cadre and he or she was unceremoniously removed within the year 2014 as chief of the Special Protection cluster throughout Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Nepal to attend the SAARC summit.