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Who is SN Pradhan?

Satya Narayan Pradhan better known as SN Pradhan or Satya Pradhan is the current Director-General of the National Disaster Response Force and an IPS officer of the 1988 batch from the Jharkhand cadre.

SN Pradhan appointed as NCB chief till August 2024

 SN Pradhan (right) appointed as NCB chief till August 2024
SN Pradhan (right) appointed as NCB chief till August 2024

Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Satya Narayan Pradhan has been appointed as Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on a deputation basis till the date of his superannuation on August 31, 2024, or until further orders.

Pradhan, a Jharkhand cadre 1988-batch IPS officer, was currently holding additional charge of NCB chief despite holding the responsibility of Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

He was given additional charge of NCB Director-General after Rakesh Asthana was appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner.

As 1988-batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer Atul Karwal was on Tuesday appointed as NDRF Director-General, Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) in a late Wednesday order appointed Pradhan as Director-General of NCB on a full-time basis.

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) later directed the concerned wing for the approval of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) appointment of Satya Narayan Pradhan to the post of Director-General, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on deputation basis, “with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post and till the date of his superannuation on August 31, 2024, or until further orders, whichever is earlier”.

SN Pradhan Biography, Wiki

Satya Narayan Pradhan better known as S.N. Pradhan or Satya Pradhan is the current Director General of National Disaster Response Force and an IPS officer of the 1988 batch from the Jharkhand cadre

He is the former Joint Secretary, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region. While Pradhan is a native of Odisha he is born in Patna, Bihar.

He had also served as a Senior IPS officer from Odisha State.

Pradhan earlier worked as Assistant Director and Deputy Director at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad, and trained 6 batches of IPS officers.

Prior to joining SVPNPA, he worked as Superintendent of Police and Additional Director General of Police (Law & Order) in various districts of Bihar state.

SN Pradhan Biography Wikipedia
SN Pradhan
BornSatya Narayan Pradhan
NationalityIndian
EducationMPhil, LLM
Alma materHyderabad University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, University of Essex
Awards President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service  Police Medal for Meritorious Service

SN Pradhan Awards and Achievements

  • President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service – Received in 2012
  •  Police Medal for Meritorious Service – Received in 2006
  •  President’s Police Medal for Gallantry – Received in
  • Queen’s Award 2008 for Innovation in Policing by the Government of UK

SN Pradhan FAQ’s

Who is SN Pradhan?

Satya Narayan Pradhan better known as S.N. Pradhan or Satya Pradhan is the current Director-General of the National Disaster Response Force and an IPS officer of the 1988 batch from the Jharkhand cadre.

Where is SN Pradhan from?

While Pradhan is a native of Odisha he is born in Patna, Bihar. He had also served as a Senior IPS officer from Odisha State. Pradhan earlier worked as Assistant Director and Deputy Director at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad, and trained 6 batches of IPS officers.

Who is the head of NDRF?

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is under the National Disaster Management Authority. The head of the NDRF is SN Pradhan.

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