Arun Sinha appointed as new chairman of NTRO

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Arun Sinha appointed as new chairman of NTRO

Arun Sinha was appointed as the new chairman of the National Technical Research Organization (NTRO) by the Government of India.

An Overview of the News

  • Arun Sinha, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Kerala cadre, was the acting chairman of NTRO before becoming the chairman.

  • NTRO is a technical intelligence agency based in India.

  • It works under the National Security Advisor in the Prime Minister's Office and was established in 2004.

  • The agency follows the same "norms of conduct" as other intelligence agencies in India such as the Intelligence Bureau and the Research and Analysis Wing.

  • As a technical intelligence agency, NTRO specialises in the interception and analysis of electronic communications.

  • The agency also conducts research and development of technology to support its intelligence gathering activities.

About National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)

Formed - 2004

Headquarters - New Delhi, India

Motto - Aano Bhadra Kritvo Yantu Vishwatah (Meaning - May good thoughts come to me from all four directions)

Responsible Minister - Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India

Agency Executive - Anil Dhasmana

Parent Agency - Cabinet Secretariat

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