Senior IPS officer YC Modi, who was a piece of a Supreme Court-delegated group that tested the 2002 Gujarat riots cases, on Monday assumed control as NIA Director General, succeeding Sharad Kumar.
In an official articulation, the NIA office stated, Yogesh Chander Modi, a 1984 bunch IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya framework, assumed control as Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
He succeeded Sharad Kumar, a 1979 bunch IPS officer of Haryana Cadre, who finished his residency.
Modi will hold the post till his superannuation on May 31, 2021, as indicated by a request from the Department of Personnel and Training.
He was named as NIA head on September 18.
As indicated by NIA, Y.C. Modi in his profession crossing more than 33 years and has broad experience of examination, insight and operations.
Modi was granted the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2001 and the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2008.