NEW DELHI, Oct 19: Nine IPS officers have been appointed as Inspectors General (IGs) in one go in the country’s largest border guarding force BSF by the Government.
The Home Ministry yesterday issued orders in this regard and while six of these Indian Police Service officers are being brought from various States, three are being transferred from other Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to the paramilitary.
Officials attributed the bulk first-ever posting of IG- rank officers in the Border Security Force to the long pending vacancies in this category.
The officers appointed in the BSF included 1992 batch Jammu and Kashmir cadre officer Hemant Kumar Lohia. He has been designated as IG BSF.