Anil Dhasmana new RAW Chief appointed with extensive experience of Pakistan
The appointment has been made keeping in mind the experience of the officer vis a vis Indian arch rival Pakistan.
Anil Kumar Dhasmana, who joined the R&AW in 1993 from his parent cadre Madhya Pradesh, has worked extensively with the external intelligence agency’s Pakistan desk.
Dhasmana will have a fixed tenure of two year.
Dhasmana, a 1981-batch IPS officer, was made the agency’s pointsman by National Secuirty Adviser Ajit Doval for intra- committee meetings over the past several months. He is now deputy to Rajinder Khanna, the agency’s chief, who retires on January 1.