NEW DELHI: A excessive-powered committee chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Monday to choose the brand new director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Moreover Modi, the opposite two members of the panel – Chief of Opposition in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Chief Justice of India NV Ramana – had been additionally current within the assembly held on the Prime Minister’s residence.
The assembly lasted for greater than 90 minutes.
Serving Indian Police Service (IPS) officers of the senior-most batches – 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1987 – are being thought-about for the highest put up within the CBI.
At current, the CBI’s further director, Praveen Sinha, a 1988-batch IPS officer, is holding the cost of director.
Sinha was given the extra cost after the retirement of Rishi Kumar Shukla in February after a two-12 months tenure.