Rajni Kant Mishra, IPS took over the charge of Director General of BSF on 30th Sept 2018. He is the 24th Director General of Border Security Force, which is the largest Border Guarding Force of the world having the strength of approximately Two Lac sixty-five Thousand (2.65 Lacs) Bordermen, protecting the International Borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh.
He was Born on 2nd August 1959 in Patna (Bihar).
Shri Rajni Kant Mishra is a postgraduate (MSc. Geology). Besides undergoing a number of in-service courses, he did Mid-Career Training Programme (MCTP) Phase-5 from London (United Kingdom). Rajni Kant Mishra belongs to the 1984 batch of the Indian Police Service and was allotted the Uttar Pradesh Cadre. In his early days in the Indian Police Service, he has served in Lucknow, Allahabad, Kanpur, Dehradun, and several other districts of Uttar Pradesh besides stints in PAC, Intelligence, Training, etc. in various capacities.
He served as DIG Moradabad Range, DIG in Central Bureau of Investigation Kolkata, Joint Director CBI Economic Offence Wing-II (Govt. of India) New Delhi, Inspector General STF Lucknow and Meerut (Range), ADG (Security) Lucknow, Inspector General (Adm) FHQ BSF, Inspector General in BSF served as IG Tripura and South Bengal Frontier and Addl. Director General (Human Resources) at FHQ BSF New Delhi.
He also served as Director-General SSB, New Delhi from 9.2017 to 30.09.2018 since then he has taken over as the Director-General BSF.