The National Security Council (NSC) of India was established on 19 November 1998 by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former prime minister of India. The National Security Council (NSC) is also know as National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS). It is an executive government agency tasked with advising on matters of national security and strategic interest to the Prime Minister’s Office.
The fullform of NSA is National Security Advisor. NSA is the senior official on the National Security Council of India. The chief adviser to the Prime Minister of India on national security policy and international affairs. Ajit Doval is the current NSA, and has the same rank as a Union Cabinet Minister. The first National Security Advisor (NSA) of India was PM Brajesh Mishra appointed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former prime minister of India.
The list of all the National Security Advisor is:
|Brajesh Mishra (IFS)||November 1998 to 22 May 2004||Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|J. N. Dixit (IFS)||23 May 2004 to 3 January 2005||Manmohan Singh|
|M. K. Narayanan (IPS)||3 January 2005 to 23 January 2010||Manmohan Singh|
|Shivshankar Menon (IFS)||24 January 2010 to 28 May 2014||Manmohan Singh|
|Ajit Doval (IPS)||30 May 2014, Incumbent||Narendra Modi|