Rishi Kumar Shukla is appointed as Director of CBI

Rishi Kumar Shukla is appointed as Director of CBI

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Rishi Kumar Shukla as Director, CBI, for a period of two years. Shukla is at present Chairman of Madhya Pradesh Police Housing Corporation in Bhopal. 

The CBI chief’s post has been lying vacant since January 10 after the unceremonious exit of Alok Verma, who had been engaged in a bitter fight with Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana over corruption charges. 

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI): 

Formed: 1941 as the Special Police Establishment

Headquarters: New Delhi, India

Director: Rishi Kumar Shukla

Parent: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions