LIST OF DIRECTOR GENERALS

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S.No Name of Director General From To

1 Lt. Gen. Sarda Nand Singh January,1963 March, 1965

2 Maj. Gen.Ghanshyam Singh March,1965 September, 1968

3 Lt. Gen. R.N. Batara October, 1968 April, 1970

4 Lt.Gen.Moti Sagar, PVSM 7th April,1970 6th April,1973

5 Lt.Gen. E.G. Pettengill, PVSM May, 1973 November, 1977

6. Maj. Gen. H.N. Singal, PVSM 8th December, 1977 31st May,1981

7. Maj.Gen. W.S. Bakshi 3rd August, 1981 31st December, 1982

8. Maj.Gen. Kailash Chander, PVSM -- 25th May, 1983 31st December, 1984

9. Shri B.P. Singhal,IPS February, 1986 January, 1990

10 Shri K. Dadabhoy, IPS 1st April, 1990 28th February, 1994

11 Shri S.N. Tewari, IPS 6th July,1994 8th January, 1995

12 Shri S.C. Tripathi, IPS -- 9th January, 1995 29th February, 1996

13 Shri D.N.S. Srivastava, IPS 12th July,1996 31st October, 1997

14 Shri M.K. Shukla,IPS 1st November, 1997 9th August, 2000

15 Shri Divakar Prasad, IPS 1st December, 2000 June, 2002

16 Shri B.L. Vohra, IPS 4th July, 2002 31st March, 2004

17 Shri A.K. Suri, IPS -- 1st April, 2004 3rd August, 2004

18. Sh.Himanshu Kumar,IPS (Additional Charge of DG,CD alongwith charge of DG, SSB -- 4th August, 2004 9th January, 2005

19. Shri Vijay Shankar, IPS -- 10th January, 2005 12th December, 2005

20. Shri S.I.S. Ahmed, IPS (Additional Charge of DG, CD alongwith charge of DG, CISF -- 13th December, 2005 16th July, 2006 11 Shri S.N. Tewari, IPS -- 6th July,1994 8th January, 1995

21. Shri M.K. Sinha, IPS -- 17th July,2006 12th May, 2007

22. Shri M.L.Kumawat, IPS (Additional Charge of DG, CCD alongwith charge of Special Secretary (Internal Security), MHA -- 12th May, 2007 30th August, 2007

23. Shri Koshy Koshy, IPS (HY :73) DG, NDRF & CD and later on appointed as DG, BPR&D and took additional charge of DG, NDRF & CD -- 31st August, 2007 29.02.2008(Full charge) 01.03.2008 to 31.08.2008 Additional Charge

24. Shri G.L. Sharma, IPS (UP :72) DG, NDRF & CD -- 1st September, 2008 31st January,2009 (till retirement)

25. Shri R.K.Bhatia, IPS (UP : 74) DG, NDRF & CD and later on appointed as DG, ITBP w.e.f. 01.02.2010 and hold additional Charge of DG, NDRF & CD 6th February, 2009 31.01.2010 (Full charge) 01.02.2010 to 13.05.2010 Additional charge

26. Shri Rajiv,IPS (UP: 75) DG,NDRF & CD later on appointed as DG,CISF 14th May,2010 31.01.2012 (Full charge) from 07.02.2012 to 04.03.2012 additional charge was hold by Sh.Mukul Goel, I.G.

27. Shri Prakash Mishra, IPS (OR : 77) DG, NDRF & CD 5th March, 2012 4th July, 2012

28. Shri Rajiv, IPS (UP : 75) DG, CISF hold additional charge of DG, NDRF & CD -- 26th July, 2012 28th August, 2012 29. Dr. P.M. Nair, IPS (BH : 78) DG, NDRF & CD -- 29th August, 2012 31st May, 2013 (till retirement)

30. Shri Rajiv,IPS (UP: 75) DG,NDRF & CD later on appointed as DG,CISF 14th May,2010 31.01.2012 (Full charge) from 07.02.2012 to 04.03.2012 additional charge was hold by Sh.Mukul Goel, I.G.

31. Shri Krishna Chaudhary,IPS (BH : 79) DG, NDRF & CD 10th July, 2013 28th February (A/N)

32. Dr. Mahboob Alam, IPS (TN : 81) Addl. DG, ITBP was appointed First DG NDRF (DG, NDRF & CD was re-designated as DG, FS,CD & HG w.e.f.26.02.2014 by IPS-III Section, MHA and a separate DG for NDRF in the pay & rank of Addl. DG was created for this purpose one post of Addl. DG, ITBP has been diverted to NDRF and NDRF will work under NDMA) 26th February 2014 31st May 2014

33. Shri Rajan Gupta, IPS (PB : 78) DG :BPR &D hold additional charge of DG, FS, CD & HG -- 19th March, 2014 30th April, 2014

34. Shri R.R. Verma, IPS DG, NCRB and additional charge of DG, FS, CD & HG -- 1st May, 2014 19th May, 2015

35. Shri B.D. Sharma (Additional Charge of DG, CD alongwith charge of DG, SSB -- 20th May, 2015 31st January, 2016

36. Smt. Archna Ramasundram Additional Charge of DG, CD alongwith charge of DG, SSB -- 10th February, 2016 27th September 2016

37. Sh. Prakash Mishra, Director General of Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards 27th September 2016 27th September 2018

38. Sh. Sanjay Kumar, IPS Additional Charge of DG, FS, CD & HGs alongwith charge of DG, NDRF 27th September 2018 31st December 2018

39. Ravi joseph lokku ,IPS Additional Charge of DG, FS, CD & HGs alongwith charge of IG, NDRF 31st December 2018 1st March 2019

40. Sh. S N Pradhan, IPS Additional Charge of DG, FS, CD & HGs alongwith charge of DG, NDRF 1st March 2019 7th July 2019

41. Sh. M. Nageswar Rao, IPS, Director General of Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards, 7th July 2019 31th July 2020

42. Sh. S N Pradhan, IPS additional charge of DG, FS, CD & HGs alongwith charge of DG,NDRF 3rd August 2020 Till Date.