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Kumar Rajesh Chandra appointed Director General of the SSB

The appointment of Kumar Rajesh Chandra as the Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.
Kumar Rajesh Chandra appointed Director General of the SSB
  • As per the notification, he would continue in the post up to 31.12.2021 i.e. date of his retirement on superannuation or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
  • Kumar Rajesh Chandra is a 1985 batch IPS officer of the Bihar cadre.

About the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet:

  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by the Prime Minister decides on the appointments to several top posts under the Government of India.
  • The committee also has Union Home Minister as the member.

About Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB):

  • After the Chinese incursion of 1962, it was felt that the borders of the country could not be protected with the force of rifles alone.
  • Hence a unique, unconventional yet specialized organization, which would function in the far, flung, vulnerable, strategic, remote, climatically and topographically difficult border areas and motivate the border population across several states towards the cause of protecting our national sovereignty was conceived as Special Service Bureau in 1962. 
  • It was eventually created in March 1963.
  • This Special Service Bureau was renamed the Sashastra Seema Bal in January 2001.

Question:

Q. The appointment of whom as the Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet?
a. Kumar Suresh Chandra
b. Kumar Mahesh Chandra
c. Kumar Brajesh Chandra
d. Kumar Rajesh Chandra
Kumar Rajesh Chandra appointed Director General of the SSB Kumar Rajesh Chandra appointed Director General of the SSB Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 10, 2019 Rating: 5

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