Sanjay Kumar Mishra Appointed As Full-Time Chief Of Enforcement Directorate

Highlights:

  • IRS officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra was appointed as the full-time chief of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for a two-year tenure.
  • The post of ED director is an additional secretary rank post in the Union government.
  • Mr Mishra, a 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the Income Tax cadre.
  • He was appointed as the principal special director in the central probe agency on October 27 and was entrusted with the
  • Mr Mishra was posted as the chief commissioner of the Income Tax Department in Delhi before the ED appointment.
  • He has now been empanelled as an additional secretary in the central government and hence, has been given the top ED charge as a full-time assignment.
  • The post of ED director is an additional secretary rank post in the Union government.
  • Mr Mishra took over from Karnal Singh.
  • Mr Singh, a 1984-batch IPS officer of Union Territories cadre, retired from the agency after an over three year tenure as the ED director in both additional and regular capacities.