Ajit Kumar Doval on May 30, 2014 appointed as new National Security Adviser by the prime minister of India Shri Narendra Modi. This appointment of 69-year-old Ajit Doval will be co-terminus with the term of the Prime Minister or till further orders, whichever is earlier. He will take the office from May 31, 2014.
The National Security Advisor is the chief executive of the National Security Council (NSC). Intelligence agencies like Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and Intelligence Bureau (IB) reports to National Security Advisor. He is the person who acts as the primary advisor to the Prime Minister of India on national and international security.