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YC Modi appointed as new NIA chief

Y C Modi has been appointed as the new Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA). He will take over from Sharad Kumar.
Sharad's term as the NIA chief ends in October 2017.

YC Modi appointed as new NIA chief

About YC Modi

  • He is 1984 batch IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.
  • He was a part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) that probed 2002 Gujarat riots cases.
  • He has served as Additional Director General of Police in Shillong, and Additional Director in the CBI.

About NIA

  • The Agency came into existence with the enactment of the National Investigation Agency Act 2008 by the Parliament of India on 31 December 2008.
  • The founding Director-General of NIA was Radha Vinod Raju, and he served till 31 January 2010. 
  • National Investigation Agency (NIA) is a central agency established by the Indian Government to combat terror in India. It acts as the Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency. 
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