Shri Ranjit Sinha takes over as Director, CBI

Press Release
New Delhi , 03.12.2012

            Shri Ranjit Sinha, an IPS officer of 1974 batch (Bihar cadre) today took over as Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation. Prior to joining CBI, he served as DG, ITBP.


            Shri Sinha had earlier held several important positions in CBI including the post of Joint Director and DIG. He has been associated with the investigations of a number of sensitive and important cases of national and international ramification.


            Earlier, Shri Sinha served as Superintendent of Police of Madhubani, Saharsa & Railway(Patna). He has also served as DIG, Magadh Range, Gaya. He has served in CRPF as IG(Ops) at Srinagar and IG(Pers) at Directorate General. After joining as ADG in Indo Tibetan Border Police, he played a key role in strengthening security set-up of the Indian Mission in Afghanistan. Shri Sinha headed RPF as DG and made significant contribution in implementing the integrated security scheme at various Railway Stations.


            Shri Ranjit Sinha, a Post Graduate in Science from Patna University, has an M.Phil from IIPA, New Delhi and a Diploma in HR Management from Wollongong University, Australia. He has been decorated with the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 1991 and the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 1997.