The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved the appointment of Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Aditya Mishra as the chairman of the Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI).
- He was appointed on the recommendations of a search-cum-selection panel.Aditya Mishra is a 1989 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. He is presently posted as ADG, CBCID, Uttar Pradesh Police. He has been appointed as LPAI chairman for a period of five years from the date of assumption of the charge.
- LPAI is a statutory body set up by Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010 on 1 March 2012. It works under Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
- It develops, sanitises, upgrades, maintains and manages facilities for cross-border movement of passengers as well as goods at designated points along India’s international borders. It also manages several Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) all across Borders of India.