Shri Rishi Kumar Shukla Appointed as CBI Director (Download PDF)


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Rishi Kumar Shukla took charge as CBI Director. Mr. Shukla. He is a 1983 batch IPS officer. Rishi Kumar Shukla (born 23 August 1960) is an IPS officer and the director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He assumed office on 2 February 2019 for tenure of two years.

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Image of Rishi Kumar New CBI Chief

Image of Rishi Kumar New CBI Chief


Shukla has a postgraduate qualification in Philosophy.


  • Shukla is a 1983 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. After his training stint at the National Police Academy, he was posted in Shivpuri, Damoh, Raipur, and Mandsaur districts of Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh.

  • He has trained in crisis management and negotiations from USA, and was briefly associated with the Intelligence Bureau handling sensitive cases

  • Prior to being appointed as the director of the CBI, he was appointed the director general of Madhya Pradesh Police in 2016 and the chair of the Madhya Pradesh Police Housing Corporation in Bhopal.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 9, 2019


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