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Shri. R.N.Ravi

(Governor of Nagaland wef. 1st August 2019)

Shri R.N. Ravi, born in 1952, did Masters in Physics in 1974 and after a brief stint in journalism joined the Indian Police Service in 1976. He served in different parts of the country in various capacities. While serving in CBI he led several anti-corruption crusades against organised criminal gangs including mining mafias in the country. 

While in IB, the premier intelligence agency of the country, he served largely in conflict theatres including Jammu & Kashmir and the North East. He also specialised in dynamics of human migration in South Asia and worked extensively on the political sociology of border population. He is working on a book on political economy of insurgency.

He played crucial role in conflict resolutions in ethnic insurgency affected areas and brought several armed rebel groups into peace.

He was the architect of India’s international cooperation in counter terrorism and intelligence sharing.

After retirement from government service in 2012, he wrote regular columns in national dailies. 

He re-joined the Government as Chairman, Joint Intelligence Committee, in the Prime Minister’s Office in August 2014 and in October 2018 he was appointed as Deputy National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister.

He is also the Govt. of India Representative and Interlocutor for Naga Peace Talks.

Updated date: 2019-08-09