The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the premier investigating agency of India.
Operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, the CBI is headed by the Cabinet Minister who reports directly to the Prime Minister.
The CBI is headed by a Director, an IPS officer with a rank of Director General of Police.
The director is selected by a high-profile committee constituted under The Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act, 1946.
The agency has been known to investigate several economic crimes, special crime cases of corruption and other high profile cases.
The CBI headquarters are located at Lodhi Road in New Delhi.
Motto of The CBI is Industry, Impartiality, Integrity.
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Here we compiled the list of cbi directors. You can download pdf file of this article.
List of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Directors
|1||D. P. Kohli||1 April 1963||31 May 1968|
|2||F. V. Arul||31 May 1968||6 May 1971|
|3||D. Sen||6 May 1971||29 March 1977|
|4||S. N. Mathur||29 March 1977||2 May 1977|
|5||C. V. Narsimhan||2 May 1977||25 November 1977|
|6||John Lobo||25 November 1977||30 June 1979|
|7||Shri R. D. Singh||30 June 1979||24 January 1980|
|8||J. S. Bajwa||24 January 1980||28 February 1985|
|9||A. P. Mukherjee||31 October 1989||11 January 1990|
|10||R. Sekhar||11 January 1990||14 February 1990|
|11||Vijay Karan||14 February 1990||14 February 1990|
|12||S. K. Datta||14 February 1990||31 July 1993|
|13||K. V. R. Rao||31 July 1993||31 July 1996|
|14||M. G. Katre||28 February 1985||31 October 1989|
|15||Joginder Singh||31 July 1996||30 June 1997|
|16||R. C. Sharma||30 June 1997||31 January 1998|
|17||D. R. Karthikeyan (acting)||31 January 1998||31 March 1998|
|18||T. N. Mishra (acting)||31 March 1998||4 January 1999|
|19||R. K. Raghavan||4 January 1999||1 April 2001|
|20||P. C. Sharma||1 April 2001||6 December 2003|
|21||U. S. Misra||6 December 2003||6 December 2005|
|22||Vijay Shanker Tiwari||12 December 2005||31 July 2008|
|23||Ashwani Kumar||2 August 2008||30 November 2010|
|24||A. P. Singh||30 November 2010||30 November 2012|
|25||Ranjit Sinha||3 December 2012||2 December 2014|
|26||Anil Sinha||3 December 2014||2 December 2016|
|27||Rakesh Asthana (Special Director)||3 December 2016||Present (on leave)|
|28||M. Nageshwar Rao (interim)||24 October 2018||1 February 2019|
|29||Alok Verma||1 February 2017||10 January 2019|
|30||Rishi Kumar Shukla||2 February 2019||2 February 2021|
|31||Praveen Sinha (interim)||2 February 2021||25 May 2021|
|32||Subodh Kumar Jaiswal||25 May 2021||Incumbent|