Senior IPS officer Anil Kumar Sinha appointed as the new CBI Director on 2 December 2014. Anil Sinha will succeed Ranjit Sinha who retired on 2 December 2014. As per an official notification, term of Anil Sinha will be for two years from the date he takes charge.
Anil Sinha, who was a 1979 batch IPS officer of Bihar cadre, was serving as a Special Director in CBI and he has also served as DIG and IG in Special Protection Group, New Delhi, and Additional Secretary in Central Vigilance Commission.
The Cabinet of the Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cleared the name of Anil Sinha who was among the 40 candidates shortlisted by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).