NEW DELHI: The government appointed Sanjay Kumar Mishra, an IRS officer of 1984 batch, as the Principal Special Director in the Enforcement Directorate. He was entrusted with the additional charge of ED Director for three months.Mishra will be succeeding Karnal Singh, a 1984 batch IPS officer, whose tenure at the agency ends on October 27.
According to the sources, the ED director post is an additional secretary rank post in the Union government. Mishra, currently posted as the Chief Commissioner Income Tax, is not empanelled yet as an additional secretary. And that is the reason, the government has been opted for this arrangement.
Mishra had investigated many high-profile cases.