Saturday, December 10, 2022

Centre extends tenure of director ED by one year

The Centre on Thursday extended the tenure of Enforcement Directorate director Sanjay Kumar Mishra by one year.
Mishra, 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, was appointed director of ED for a period of two years by an order on November 19, 2018. Later, by an order of November 13, 2020, the appointment letter was modified retrospectively by the government and his term of two years was replaced by three years.
The Centre had on November 17, 2021 again extended the tenure of ED chief by a year till November 18, 2022, days after the Centre brought ordinances to allow the ED and CBI directors to occupy the office up to five years.

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