New Delhi: Rajnikant Mishra will be the new Chief of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), it was announced on Monday.

The decision was taken by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

Mishra, a 1984 batch Uttar Pradesh Cadre IPS officer, will succeed Archana Ramasundaram who is set to retire on September 30.

Mishra, a native of Bihar, was posted as Special Director General in Border Security Force (BSF) since 2012.