Punjab cadre IPS officer Samant Goel has been appointed new chief of Research & Analysis Wing. Assam Cadre IPS officer Arvind Kumar will be new Director of Intelligence Bureau.
While Mr Goel played a key role in planning the February 2019 Balakot airstrikes and the 2016 surgical strikes, Arvind Kumar is known as the government's Kashmir expert. Both are IPS officers from 1984 batch. (AIR NEWS)