M.P. Gupta, an IPS officer of the 1995 batch from the Assam and Meghalaya cadre, has taken over as the Inspector General (IG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Tripura. The frontier in Tripura is known to be challenging and sensitive, and Gupta’s appointment is expected to bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the role.
Upon assuming charge, Gupta held interactions with the officers and took stock of the situation at the Tripura Frontier. With his distinguished career and vast experience, Gupta is well-equipped to lead the BSF in Tripura and address the unique challenges of the region.
Gupta is a highly decorated officer, having been conferred with the Assam Police Medal for Meritorious Service (ASSP) in 2002, the Prime Minister’s Medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS) in 2011, and the Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS) in 2021. His commendable track record and accomplishments in his previous assignments demonstrate his commitment and dedication to duty.
Prior to his appointment in Tripura, Gupta served as the Joint Director at the BSF Academy in Tekanpur, Madhya Pradesh. His experience in training and leadership roles is expected to contribute to the professional development of BSF personnel in Tripura and enhance the operational preparedness of the force.
As the Inspector General of BSF in Tripura, Gupta’s responsibilities would include safeguarding the international border, preventing illegal activities such as smuggling and infiltration, maintaining law and order in the region, and ensuring the safety and security of the local population. His experience in dealing with complex security challenges and his proactive approach to maintaining peace and stability in the region is expected to bolster the BSF’s efforts in safeguarding the border and maintaining the integrity of the nation.
M.P. Gupta’s appointment as the Inspector General of BSF in Tripura brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the challenging frontier. With his proven track record and commitment to duty, he is well-equipped to lead the BSF in Tripura and contribute to the security and well-being of the region. His interactions with officers and proactive approach towards addressing the unique challenges of the region are expected to further strengthen the BSF’s efforts in safeguarding the border and maintaining peace and stability in Tripura.