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Person Name
KM Singh
Member, Governing Council

KM Singh is a former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. He was the Director General of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and a two-term member of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). Singh was a member of the Steering Committee constituted in 2003 to decide the Response Mechanism at the National Level. Under his leadership, CISF was the first Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to constitute two Disaster Management Batallions (Arrakonam in Tamil Nadu and Mundali in Orissa) in 2003-2005. He was also responsible for getting teh status of 'Centre of Excellence' for Disaster Management to NISA in 2005. As DG, he personally supervised the rescue and relief operations after the Tsunami in the worst hit Nicobar and little Andaman Islands in December 2004.