S L Thaosen appointed as Director-General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

IPS officer S L Thaosen has been appointed as the Director-General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

  • The post of SSB chief has been lying vacant after incumbent DG Kumar Rajesh Chandra retired on December 31 last year.
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) DG Sanjay Arora has been holding the additional charge of the Sashastra Seema Bal DG since then.
  • Prior to this appointment, S L Thaosen was serving as the Special Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF).

Indian Border Guarding Forces

  • Assam Rifles guards the Indo-Myanmar border
  • Border Security Force (BSF) guards the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh borders
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) guards the Indo-China border
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) guards the Indo-Bhutan and Indo-Nepal borders