Shri Anil Kumar Sinha, an IPS Officer of 1979 Batch (Bihar Cadre) today took over as Director, Central Bureau of Investigation. Before joining, he was serving as Special Director in CBI.
While interacting with media, Shri Sinha said, "I accept the responsibility to head the premier investigation agency with deep humility. I am aware of the challenges facing the CBI and would endeavour to work with my team to strengthen the cause of justice and reiterate our commitment to the values enshrined in the motto of the organisation i.e industry, impartiality and integrity. I seek cooperation of all in discharge of my responsibilities".
Shri Sinha has earlier held several important positions in his State cadre in Vigilance & Anti Corruption, Administration, Special Branch & other Divisions as SP, DIG, IG & ADG. He has served as Additional Director General of Police(Law & Order) and thereafter as Additional DG, he headed the Vigilance Investigation Bureau. He has been associated with the investigations of a number of sensitive cases, including a large number of trap cases and Disproportionate Assets Cases against corrupt public servants that ended in convictions of the accused persons and also in confiscation of their ill gotten property. He has also served as DIG & IG in Special Protection Group, New Delhi and Additional Secretary in Central Vigilance Commission, New Delhi.
Shri Anil Kumar Sinha is a Post Graduate in Psychology and M.Phil in Strategic Studies. He has received training in Leading Economic Growth from Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has been decorated with the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2000 and the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2006.