Rishi Kumar has laid specific focus on the vision part to help the CBI come out of the unpleasant situation of the past and develop a greater sense of camaraderie.
Other cases under special scrutiny include multi-crore PNB fraud case, AgustaWestland chopper deal, business tycoon Vijay Mallya loan fraud, and INX Media case.
A 1983-batch IPS officer, Shukla will be taking charge at a time the investigating agency is busy in a dirty battle of turf war with the Kolkata Police.
Shukla is an officer of 1983 batch IPS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre. He has been appointed for a period of two years from the day of assuming office.
Shukla was removed as DGP of Madhya Pradesh only three days ago by the new Congress government in the state.
Fifty-eight-year-old Shukla, a 1983-batch IPS officer, was on Saturday appointed the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), established in its current form in 1963.
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Former Madhya Pradesh Police chief Rishi Kumar Shukla on Saturday was appointed the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation for a fixed tenure of two years, according to Personnel Ministry.
In 2016, the state police had a 'row or minor confabulation' with the Sangh parivar fountainhead and a RSS functionary was picked up by the police at Balaghat.
The 1983-batch IPS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre is at present chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Police Housing Corporation.