Senior IPS Officer Anurag Kumar Appointed Joint Director of CBI

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Senior IPS officer Anurag Kumar, from the 2004 batch of the Indian Police Service (IPS), has been designated as the Joint Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

An Overview of the News

  • Anurag Kumar is from the Assam-Meghalaya cadre and is currently working in Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D).

  • According to an order from the Personnel Ministry, Kumar's appointment to the role of Joint Director in the CBI was confirmed on Friday.

  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has endorsed his appointment for a tenure extending up to February 24, 2027.

About CBI:

  • It is serves as India's primary domestic crime investigation agency.

  • It functions under the purview of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions.

  • Tasked with investigating a wide range of criminal offenses within the country, the CBI plays a crucial role in upholding law and order.

Founded - 1 April 1963

Headquarters - New Delhi

Founder - Government of India

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