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Ex-NIA chief Sharad Kumar appointed vigilance commissioner in CVC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former NIA was today appointed in the probity watchdog CVC, officials said.

The 62-year-old Kumar, a 1979-batch IPS officer of the cadre, retired in September last year after heading the National Investigation Agency, an anti-terror probe organisation, for over four years.

According to an official order, Kumar has been appointed in the for a term of four years or till he attains the age of 65.

The post was lying vacant since February.

According to the rules, Kumar's tenure will come to an end in October 2020.

The Commission comprises central and two vigilance commissioners.

At present, K V Chowdary is the and T M Bhasin is the other vigilance commissioner.

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 16:45 IST