Central Bureau of Investigation gets a new director. The new director of CBI is IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal. His tenure is for the term of 2 years in the CBI from the day of his joining.
IPS Subodh Kumar is the new CBI director now. A decision regarding this was taken in a high level panel. This high level panel included Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Chief Justice NV Ramana. Consequently, they met on Monday to discuss the potential candidates.
Subodh Kumar Jaiswal is a 1985 batch IPS officer from Maharashtra cadre. Currently, he holds the position of the director-general of Central Industrial Security Force(CISF). Earlier, he served as the director-general of Maharashtra Police.
The former CBI director Rishi Kumar Shukla completed his tenure in the first week of, 2021. Since then the post is vacant, However, the Additional Director Praveen Sinha acted as the interim chief since then.