New Delhi: Karnataka DGP Praveen Sood was appointed the new Director of the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) on May 14, according to a Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) order.
Mr. Sood is a 1986-batch IPS officer of the Karnataka cadre. He was appointed as the State DGP three years ago.
He hails from Himachal Pradesh and is an alumnus of IIT-Delhi. He was to retire in May 2024, but will now get a two-year fixed tenure and be in office till May 2025 at least.
The two-year fixed tenure of the present incumbent Subodh Kumar Jaiswal who is a 1985-batch IPS officer from Maharashtra cadre is coming to an end on May 25. (with Agency inputs)