Piyush Anand appointed as DG of NDRF

Piyush Anand (IPS:1991:UP), currently serving as the Special Director General (DG) of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), is slated to take on the mantle of Chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). T

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Piyush Anand (IPS:1991:UP), currently serving as the Special Director General (DG) of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), is slated to take on the mantle of Chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). This significant transition was formalized through an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has given its seal of approval to Anand’s appointment as the Director General (DG) of the NDRF, for a tenure spanning two years. He is set to succeed Atul Karwal (IPS:1988:GJ), who is due to retire on March 31.

Anand’s elevation to this pivotal role highlights his distinguished career trajectory and his commendable expertise in disaster management and crisis response. With his leadership, the NDRF is poised to continue its crucial mission of swiftly and effectively addressing natural and man-made disasters across the nation.