Rakesh Asthana

New Delhi, Oct 23 In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government on Sunday promoted senior IPS officers Rakesh Asthana as special director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Gurbachan Singh as special director in Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Sudeep Lakhtakia as Special DG in CRPF.

Asthana, a 1984-batch IPS officer, had been serving in the Central Bureau of Investigation as additional director.  He is among eight senior police officers promoted today by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, according to a notification by the Department of Personnel and Training.

This was announced by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Personnel and Training.