Press Release dated 28.09.2020
MHA Sanctions 03 New NIA Branches at Imphal, Chennai and Ranchi.
This decision of Gol will help in ensuring quick response to any emergent situation in the concerned States by the premier anti-terror investigation agency of the country. It will strengthen NIA’s capability in investigation of terrorism-related cases and other national security related matters. It will also facilitate timely collection of crucial information and evidence related to such offences.
Presently, NIA has nine branches located at, Guwahati, Mumbai, Jammu, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Raipur and Chandigarh, besides specialized units at HQRs, New Delhi.
Government of India’s decision to open three new branches will help in accomplishing its main vision i.e. to effectively fight against the scourge of terrorism and would strengthen the anti-terror response framework of the country.