Director General of Border Security Force Rakesh Asthana has been appointed as Commissioner of Delhi Police. He is a 1984-batch Indian Police Service officer from Gujarat Cadre. Mr Asthana was appointed as Delhi Police Chief, three days before he was to superannuate.
Mr. S. S. Deswal, Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police will hold additional charge of the post of DG, BSF. The government had given additional charge of Delhi Police to Balaji Srivastava after the retirement of S. N. Shrivastava on 30th of last month.