Indian Police Service officer Kuldiep Singh has given an additional charge of CRPF DG after incumbent chief A P Maheshwari retires. Kuldiep Singh is working as the special DG of its central zone, will hold the additional charge of the Central Reserve Police Force head till “the appointment and joining of the successor or until further orders.

CRPF

The Reserve Police Force is the country’s largest paramilitary with an estimated strength of about 3.25 lakh personnel. It is designated as the lead internal security force with its main operational theatres being Left Wing Extremism affected states, counter-terrorist combat in the Kashmir valley and counter-insurgency operations in the northeast.

Kuldiep Singh takes additional DG charge of CRPF