YC Modi, who served as NIA chief, retired in May last year. The NIA has handed over additional responsibilities to CRPF Director General Kuldeep Singh.
Dinkar Gupta, a member of the Punjab cadre, joined the Central Services on deputation for 8 years from 2004 to 2012. As head of the Intelligence Bureau at the time .. he oversaw the security of the VIPs.
Dinkar Gupta also served as the DGP of Punjab. In October last year, Congress CM Charanjit Singh removed Channy Ayan from the post of DGP and appointed him as the chairman of the Punjab Police Housing Corporation. Gupta decided to go on leave for a month as soon as Channy took over as CEO. With this, the Punjab government handed over the charge of 1988 batch officer Iqbal Preet Sinha Sahota as DGP. Gupta holds a Masters Degree in Police Administration.
The government has issued another directive appointing Swagar Das as the special secretary for internal security in the home ministry. Das, a 1987 batch Chhattisgarh cadre, is currently the Special Director of the Intelligence Bureau. Das will hold the post of Special Secretary until November 30, 2024.