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Director-General Of National Security Guard

Director-General Of National Security Guard:

Senior IPS officer Nalin Prabhat has been appointed as the Director-General of National Security Guard (NSG).

  • The NSG plays a pivotal role in protecting India from terrorist threats and maintaining security during critical situations.
  • The National Security Guard (NSG), commonly known as the “Black Cats,” is a specialized counter-terrorism unit in India.
  • It operates under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • It was established on October 16, 1984, following the Operation Blue Star.
  • Mission: To train, equip, and maintain a special force capable of swiftly and effectively combating terrorism, living up to its motto: “Sarvatra Sarvottam Suraksha” (Everywhere and Always Supreme Security).
  • Vision: To be a world-class “zero error force.”
  • The NSG is a federal contingency deployment force that handles various critical tasks:
    • Anti-hijack operations: Responding to hijacking threats.
    • Rescue operations: Providing assistance during crises.
    • Tough support: Backing up Central Para Military forces.