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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) gets 3 new Joint Directors

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of three IPS officers to the post of Joint Director in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) gets 3 new Joint Directors
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) gets 3 new Joint Directors

New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of these three IPS officers to the post of Joint Director in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI):

The ACC has approved the appointment of Vidya Jayant Kulkarni (IPS) as Joint Director in CBI for a period of five years on a deputation basis, with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Kulkarni is a 1998-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Tamil Nadu cadre. She is currently posted as Inspector-General (IG) of Police Headquarters, Chennai.

Ghanshyam Upadhyay (IPS) has been appointed to the post for a combined period of five years, ie up to June 29, 2026, on a lateral shift basis, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Upadhyay is a 1999-batch IPS officer of the Odisha cadre. He is currently posted as Inspector-General (IG) Vigilance, Odisha.

Nawal Bajaj (IPS) has also been appointed to the post on a lateral shift basis for a combined tenure of five years, ie up to June 6, 2026, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Bajaj is a 1995-batch IPS officer of the Maharashtra cadre. He is currently posted as Inspector General in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the premier investigating agency of India. Operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, the CBI is headed by the Director. Originally set up to investigate bribery and governmental corruption, in 1965, it received expanded jurisdiction to investigate breaches of Central laws enforceable by the government, multi-state organised crime, multi-agency or international cases.

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