Ajit Doval Finally Named New NSA
A 1968 batch Kerala cadre IPS officer, Doval headed IB from 2004 to 2005, and is considered among the best in the field of internal security Govt notification ends the suspense over the appointment of Doval as NSA
val were to give India a robust and deterrent security and intelligence structure that would prevent terrorist attacks on the nation. During the one year that Doval was the IB chief, India did not suffer any terror attacks. Internal security and strategy expert Ajai Sahni said he did not want to comment on Doval as an individual but said that the BJP government had definitely defined its security policy in greater detail compared with the previous UPA government. “The BJP manifesto talks in detail about the internal security requirements. It focuses on capacity building rather than flashy ideas. If it can deliver on those, it will be a tremendous improvement,” Sahni said. According to him, it was widely believed that Doval was involved in giving inputs on internal security for the BJP manifesto.