Chhattisgarh IPS officer Ravi Sinha selected as new chief of Research and Analysis Wing
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Ravi Sinha, a 1988 batch IPS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre, has been selected as the next chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
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Sinha will take over from current chief Samant Kumar Goel, whose term ends on June 30, 2023.
Presently, Ravi Sinha is holding the post of Special Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat.
Research and Analysis Wing (RAW):
It is the foreign intelligence agency of India.
RAW's primary function is to gather foreign intelligence.
It is responsible for counter-terrorism and counter-proliferation efforts.
RAW advises Indian policy makers on strategic matters.
Established - 21 September 1968
Founder - RN Kao, Indira Gandhi
Headquarters - New Delhi
Officeholder - Samant Goyal (Director of Intelligence Agency)
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