Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed CBI Director

Former Director-General of Police of Madhya Pradesh Rishi Kumar Shukla, a 1983 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the M.P. cadre, has been appointed the Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the country’s premier investigation agency, for two years. Mr. Shukla was picked from a panel of several names cleared by the high-power committee, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and comprising the Chief Justice of India and the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.