New Delhi: CISF DG Subodh Kumar Jaiswal has been appointed the next Director of Central Investigation Agency(CBI) for a two-year period.
A 1985 batch of Maharashtra cadre IPS officer, Mr Jaiswal was also Director General of Police(DGP) of Maharashtra before he was appointed CISF DG.
According to the notification of the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet, Mr Jaiswal is appointed for two years from the date of his assumption of the charge of the office or until further order whichever is earlier.
The Government notification came this evening after a series of meetings of the high power committee comprising of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India CV Ramana, and leader of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary.
The post of CBI Director was lying vacant since the retirement of Rishi Kumar Shukla in February this year.