Shri AMAR PRATAP SINGH RELINQUISHES CHARGE AS DIRECTOR, CBI ON COMPLETION OF HIS TENURE

Press Release
New Delhi , 30.11.2012

 

 

         Shri Amar Pratap Singh, an IPS Officer of the 1974 Batch (Jharkhand Cadre) today relinquished the charge of Director, CBI after successfully completing his tenure.  He was the 24th Director of CBI after its formation in 1963; and took over as Director, CBI on 30.11.2010. 

 

        Shri Singh had earlier held several important positions in CBI. He was Special Director, CBI from April, 2009 to November, 2010. He held the post of DIG and SP in CBI from 1987 to 1995.

 

        Shri A.P.Singh oversaw several complex, specialized and high profile cases to probe corruption and crime during his term as Director, CBI.  He took important measures toward providing better facilities & infrastructure for CBI’s officers & staff in all zones throughout the country.  Several steps for modernization of CBI were also taken during his tenure. Shri A.P.Singh initiated many welfare measures, such as better housing & allowances for the CBI staff.

 

       Earlier, in a career spanning three decades, Shri Singh served as Superintendent of Police of Katihar, Bhagalpur & Jamshedpur. He served as IGP Special Branch & CID in Meghalaya while on North-East deputation. He also served as Chief Vigilance Officer in Indian Airlines.  He was specially selected by the Chief Minister of Jharkhand as Officer on Special Duty to function as Advisor to Chief Minister in his secretariat. He served as Additional Director General in the Border Security Force.

 

       Shri Singh, a Post Graduate of Delhi University, has been decorated with the Police Medal for Meritorious Service and the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service.





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