National Security Advisor

Government has reappointed Ajit Doval as National Security Advisor (NSA) for a five-year tenure.He has also been given a cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security domain.

  • The National Security Adviser (NSA) in India is the senior official on the National Security Council(NSC) of India and the chief adviser to the Prime Minister of India on national and international security policy.
  • The National Security Council (NSC) is an executive government agency established in 1998 to oversee political, economic, energy and security issues of strategic concern.
  • The NSC is a three-tiered organization comprising the (a)Strategic Policy Group(SPG) (b)National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) and (c)Joint Intelligence Committee(JIC).
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