Samant Kumar Goel re-appointed as Chief of RAW
- Samant Kumar Goel’s contract as secretary of the intelligence agency’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was extended by the Centre on June 24 by another year. Goel is an IPS officer from the Punjab cadre class of 1984 and will hold the position of agency secretary through June 30, 2023. In June 2019, Samant Kumar Goel succeeded Anil Dhasmana as the Chief of RAW.
- The RAW is an external intelligence organisation that monitors dangers from abroad. RAW collects secret information about the activities of neighbouring countries. RAW has been placed directly under the Indian Prime Minister’s office. RAW has its own service cadre known as the Research and Analysis Service (RAS).
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Published date : 28 Jun 2022 03:25PM