The Department of Personnel and Training indicates that Praveen Sood, an IPS officer from the 1986 batch of the Karnataka cadre, has been appointed as the Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). His appointment is for a period of two years starting from the date he assumes charge of the office.
The appointment of Praveen Sood is in place of the current Director, Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, who is serving in that position until his tenure ends on May 25. Once Jaiswal’s tenure concludes, Sood will assume the responsibilities and duties of the CBI Director.
In summary, Praveen Sood has been appointed the new Director of the CBI, taking over from Subodh Kumar Jaiswal after his tenure ends on May 25. Sood’s appointment is for a duration of two years from the date he assumes office.