Rajiv Jain appointed as new IB chief, A. K. Dhasmana to head R&AW
New Delhi, December 18, 2016
Mr. Rajiv Jain, Special Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB), has been appointed as the new Director of IB.
An official press release said that the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) had also approved the appointment of Mr. A. K. Dhasmana, Special Secretary, Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW), as Secretary, R&AW.
Theappointments are for a period of two years fromthe date of assumption of charge or until further orders, whichever is earlier, by granting extension in service under provisions of FR 56.
Mr. Jain is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 1980 batch (Jharkhand cadre) while Mr. Dhasmana belongs to the 1981 batch of IPS (Madhya Pradesh cadre).