New CBI Director DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal Biography, Wiki, Age, IPS, Family, Networth, Rank

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Who is DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal?

Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, a senior IPS officer DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal is a 58-year-old 1985 batch IPS, had served in Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) and worked for the Centre as an additional secretary to Cabinet Secretariat, before joining as the Police Commissioner of Mumbai. 

DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal appointed as CBI Director

The 1985 batch officer from Maharashtra cadre is currently posted as director-general of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

A high-powered committee led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and comprising Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Congress Lok Sabha floor leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday appointed IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal as the new Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director.

According to the order issued by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC), Jaiswal will take over CBI. The post has been lying vacant since February first week when Rishi Kumar Shukla completed his tenure. Additional Director Praveen Sinha has been looking after the affairs of the premier investigation agency as interim chief since then.

The decision to appoint Jaiswal at the coveted post was taken following a 90-minute long meeting by the panel, in which Congress leader reportedly opposed to the process adopted for the selection.

Jaiswal will have a fixed tenure of two years in CBI from the day he joins the agency.

As per the norms, the committee has to select the CBI director “on the basis of seniority, integrity, and experience in the investigation of anti-corruption cases” from a list of IPS officers drawn from the four senior-most batches.

DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal Biography/Wiki

Subodh Kumar Jaiswal is an Indian police officer in the 1985 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and the former Director-General of Police, Maharashtra, succeeding Dattatray Padsalgikar on 28 February 2019. He was born on 22 September 1962. He was previously the police commissioner of Mumbai, the largest city in India and the seventh most populous city in the world. Jaiswal was with the Research and Analysis Wing (RA&W), India’s external intelligence agency for nine years, during which he served as the additional secretary of RA&W for three years.

In past, the Subodh Kumar Jaiswal had served Mumbai Police as well as the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad. He was also the chief of the Special Investigation Team that probed into Rs 20,000 crore fake stamp paper scam, towards the beginning of the last decade, and also unearthed connections between some top police officials and the scam accused. Jaiswal probed the September 2006 Malegaon blast case while serving as a deputy inspector general (DIG) of the Anti-Terrorism Squad.

orn22 September 1962 (age 58)
Nationality India
EducationB.A. (Hons)
M.B.A.
OccupationCBI Head
OrganizationMumbai Police

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DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal FAQ’s

Who is DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal?

Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, a senior IPS officer DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal is a 58-year-old 1985 batch IPS, had served in Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) and worked for the Centre as an additional secretary to Cabinet Secretariat, before joining as the Police Commissioner of Mumbai. 

What is the Age of DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal?

DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal is 58 years old at present.

What is name of DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal’s Wife?

DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal‘s wife name is not known at this moment.

What is DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal’s previous post?

The 1985 batch officer from Maharashtra cadre is currently posted as director general of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

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