Subodh Kumar Jaiswal was chosen as the new chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday. Till now, he held the post of the director general of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). He has been appointed as the chief of the probe agency for a period of two years.
“The Appointments Committee of thw Cabinet has, based on the panel recommended by the Committee, approved the appoointment of Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, IPS (MH:1985) as Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a period of two years from the date of assumption of charge of the office or until further orders whichever is earlier,” an official notification read.
WHO IS SUBODH KUMAR JAISWAL
- A 1985-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Subodh Kumar Jaiswal is a former Maharashtra director general of police.
- He is at present the director general of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
- Earlier, Jaiswal was Mumbai Police Commissioner and Maharashtra DGP before central deputation.
- He had also worked with the Intelligence Bureau and the Research and Analysis Wing.