Hardeep Singh on Wednesday assumed charge as the Inspector General of the Border Security Force (BSF), Meghalaya Frontier, an official said.
The 1986-batch BSF officer succeeded Kuldeep Saini who retired following 36 years of service.
Singh joined the Meghalaya Frontier on promotion and posting from Jammu Frontier of the BSF.
“He (Hardeep Singh) is a highly professional BSF cadre officer of 1986 batch and a well decorated officer having served in various BSF headquarters and Units in various capacities including the prestigious training institute BSF Academy, Tekanpur,” a communiqué issued by the BSF headquarters in Shillong on Wednesday said.
On taking over charge, the new Inspector General emphasised on the cooperation of all stakeholders for an effective border management in the state.
The BSF guards the 443-km-long India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya
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