R K Pachnanda takes charge as Director General, ITBP

R K Pachnanda takes charge as Director General, ITBP

NEW DELHI (INDIA): A1983 batch and West Bengal cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer R K Pachnanda takes charge as the new Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) here today.nnKrishna Chaudhary, DG who retired on superannuation, handed over the customary baton to Shri Pachnanda in a function held at the Force HQ at CGO Complex. Shri Pachnanda is the 29th Chief of the ITBP.nnPachnanda is a 1983 batch Indian Police Service officer of the West Bengal cadre. Prior to the appointment as DG ITBP, Pachnanda has served in various capacities as Commissioner of Police, Kolkata and DG NDRF.nnHe has been decorated with Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 1999 and President?s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2007.nnKnown for the mountaineering skills, ITBP, the 90000 personnel strong Central Armed Police Force primarily guards the 3,488 KM Indo-China border at Border Out Posts (BOPs) located at freezing heights up to 18,700 ft in the upper Himalayas.

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