August 1, 2021

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New boss: IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal takes charge of CBI chief, will have tenure of two years

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The two-year tenure of CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla was completed on February 3, since then the agency was functioning without a regular head.

Senior IPS officer of Maharashtra cadre Subodh Kumar Jaiswal took over the post of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday. CBI’s additional director Praveen Sinha has been replaced. Jaiswal has been appointed as the CBI chief for two years. This information is given in an order of the Ministry of Personnel. Jaiswal, a 1985 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Maharashtra cadre, was currently the Director-General of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). He has also been the Director-General of Police of Maharashtra.

Explain that the two-year tenure of CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla was completed on February 3, since then the agency was functioning without a regular head. Praveen Sinha, additional director of CBI, was appointed acting head of the agency after the completion of Shukla’s tenure. Sinha is a 1988 batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer.

Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary objected to the selection process
His name was approved by a three-member selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. Chief Justice of India NV Raman and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary are members of this committee. During the meeting, Chaudhary objected to the process of selection of officers for this prestigious post.

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