PSU Watch logo

| Domestic air passenger traffic grew 15-16% sequentially in Nov: ICRA |   | Indian Oil Skytanking Ltd to set up fuel farm at Noida International Airport |   | Dilip Buildcon emerges as lowest bidder for ‘OB Removal Contract’ at SECL |   | Omicron update: Govt mandates 'Air Suvidha Portal' for international air travel |   | Coal production increased by 10.35% during Nov 2021 to 67.84 MT |   | DRDO successfully flight-tests short range surface to air missile |  

Dr AP Maheshwari appointed as DG, CRPF

Dr AP Maheshwari, who is currently serving as Special Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, has been appointed as Director-General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
New Delhi: Dr AP Maheshwari has been appointed as Director-General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) gave approval to the appointment of Dr Maheshwari on Monday. Dr Maheshwari is currently serving as Special Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs. "He has been appointed as Director-General of CRPG from the date of joining the post and up to February 28, 2021, the date of his superannuation or till further orders, whichever is earlier," said an order from the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
"Dr AP Maheshwari has been appointed as Director-General of CRPG from the date of joining the post and up to February 28, 2021, the date of his superannuation or till further orders, whichever is earlier,"-DoPT Order

Education & background

Dr AP Maheshwari is 1984 batch, Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. He has done his masters in business administration (MBA in Finance) and Doctorate in Sociology. He is a qualified member of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWA) and also holds a diploma in Computer Application.

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is India's largest central armed police force. It functions under the control of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of the government. The CRPF's primary role lies in assisting the State or Union Territories in police operations to maintain law and order and counter-insurgency.